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Use your passion for health to launch a career in nutrition—and learn how foods promote wellness and prevent disease.

Why Earn an MS in Nutrition?

Become an advocate for healthy nutrition, learning how to effectively communicate important nutritional information to the public. Advance your career as a nutrition researcher, educator, administrator, advocate and private practitioner in a broad range of settings, including hospitals, schools, public health departments and health and fitness clubs.

Why Earn Your MS in Nutrition at Adelphi?

  • Learn from a cutting-edge curriculum focused on the most relevant nutritional issues affecting a large percentage of the population.
  • Benefit from the level of knowledge and experience shared through courses that were developed and are taught by leading nutrition experts.
  • Experience the best of both worlds, with 100 percent online, instructor-led courses that are not only convenient but engaging, personalized and academically rigorous.

Leverage your passion for health and wellness to take advantage of career opportunities in a growing field.

95%* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2021
of our master’s graduates say that Adelphi University increased their understanding of the roles and responsibilities of professionals in their field
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2021

The MS Nutrition Program taught me the importance of nutrition facts when it comes to health and wellness in our communities. The information we relay as community nutritionists can help transform communities to become wellness oases.

Kaylenne Brown ’20 A nationally recognized authority in health education, dance fitness and plant based chef

Program Info

Application Requirements

Applicants to the program must have official transcripts showing a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA and completion of the following prerequisite courses:

  • An undergraduate introductory nutrition course
  • An introductory statistics course
  • A human anatomy and physiology two-course sequence with laboratory
  • A minimum 4-credit chemistry course with laboratory

Prospective students must talk with the program director before being admitted.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the prerequisite courses, applicants must submit:

  • A 500-word essay detailing the reason you are pursuing this degree
  • Final transcripts showing proof of bachelor’s degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview via phone or in-person
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 80 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 for international students whose native language is not English

International students in this program are not eligible for an F-1 visa.

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