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Master of Science in Nutrition

The nutrition program within the department of Health and Human Performance offers a fully online non-thesis Master of Science (MS) degree in Nutrition (36 credits).  The MS in Nutrition at the University of Houston provides a comprehensive course of study to prepare advanced practitioners in clinical nutrition care of the patient and clinical management.  Faculty experts provide instruction on evidence-based medical nutrition therapies, advanced physical assessment skills, development and evaluation of educational programs, and effective management skills for the clinical leader. 

The MS in Nutrition is designed to meet the needs of:

  • Currently enrolled dietetic interns desiring a graduate degree.

  • Students accepted into a dietetic internship desiring a graduate degree.

  • Credentialed Registered Dietitians who have completed their supervised practice experience after 2008. 

Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in advanced clinical settings as a practitioner, clinical management leader or other nutrition related positions.