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Online Master of Science in Nutrition Education

Help others make healthier food choices.
Educate, motivate, and advocate for improved nutrition behaviors among individuals, organizations and communities. The online Master of Science in Nutrition Education prepares you to contribute to the ever-expanding movement for healthier lifestyle choices. Study the scientific principles of nutrition and learn to develop scalable nutrition education programs and intervention skills

Accolades, Benefits and Highlights

  • Online convenience and flexibility lets you continue to work while completing your MS in Nutrition Education in less than two years.
  • An Online Merit Scholarship of $5,000 is available to accepted applicants who meet eligibility requirements
  • Gain the advanced credentials needed to obtain a position in a variety of settings including schools, nonprofits, government, and community organizations.
  • Learn from an accomplished faculty of experts on nutrition science, behavior change strategies, education, and communication.
  • American University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a "2016 Best National University".

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required
  • A 3.0 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate work is recommended
  • GRE test score
    • Waivers are eligible for students who obtained a 3.5 or above in your last 60 hours of undergrad, or a 3.2 or above in a previous Master’s program

Prepare for Certification

This program provides a stepping stone to the Certified Nutrition Specialist®™ credential. Additional coursework in clinical nutrition, bio/life sciences, and biochemistry, beyond what is included in this program, as well as supervised practice experience, are necessary for CNS® eligibility.

 

This program does not prepare you to be a Registered Dietician (RD). However, there are currently RDs in this program for professional development and career advancement.

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