Winthrop University’s online M.S. in Human Nutrition is a flexible program ideal for those with backgrounds in exercise science, biology, chemistry, food service, public health or related fields. In less than two years, graduates can launch or progress in their career. Plus, core courses are flexible so students can tailor the degree to their individual goals.
All faculty in Winthrop’s online human nutrition master’s program are registered dieticians with their Ph.D. or Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (DCN). Several faculty have certifications or designations such as IBCLC (infant nutrition), CSSD (sports nutrition) and recognition from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. With over 60 years of combined teaching experience, these experts will provide instruction in food and nutrition, public health, global nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, nutrition and aging and human metabolism. Coursework in this program adheres to recommendations from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®).
As a graduate of Winthrop’s human nutrition master’s degree online program, you’ll be equipped with critical thinking, research and nutrition assessment skills necessary for a career as a registered dietician, nutritionist, public health educator, food management dietician or expert consultant. Graduates will also be prepared to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) national exam (a DPD Verification Statement will also be needed).
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Winthrop University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and specialist degrees. In addition, many individual programs at Winthrop hold specialty approval from industry accreditors.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Requires an undergraduate degree in nutrition, exercise science, biology, chemistry, public health, or a related field