Master of Science in Nutrition
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Program Details

The UMass School of Public Health & Health Sciences online MS in Nutrition is ideal for the dietetic/nutrition professional desiring to advance career goals. This program is delivered in a part-time format, with flexibility to fit your schedule. Completion is about two years of part-time study.

Career opportunities include:

  • Community Nutrition 
  • Pharmaceutical Industry 
  • Food Safety (state, federal, and private organizations)
  • Nutrition Project Management
  • Nutrition/Extension Education  
  • Nutrition Policy and Advocacy work
  • Corporate Wellness 
  • Fitness and Wellness Centers

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)