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Earn a Master’s Degree in Nutrition online from the University of Texas at Austin

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Master's in Nutritional Science (MSNS) 100% Online

As society’s attention to nutrition continues to increase, professionals well-versed in nutritional science are in high demand. The University of Texas at Austin’s Master of Science in Nutritional Science (MSNS) online program is designed for a variety of candidates, including those with an educational foundation and working professionals in health-related fields who want to expand their knowledge base to include the specialization.

Earn a top credential while maintaining balance

By providing more flexibility but the same rigor as its on-campus equivalent, MSNS online students are given more control over the pace of their studies. Degree candidates can successfully fit the curriculum into their busy lives and, in many cases, effortlessly apply their advanced studies to the workplace.

Brace for positive impact

Now more than ever, nutritional health is recognized as an inextricable component of physical wellness, with a huge impact on human development and disease prevention. As a graduate of the UT Austin MSNS online program — which can be completed in just 1-2 years — you will emerge equipped to immediately impact the field and influence awareness of nutritional health, whether in a clinical, community, or private setting.

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Begin your journey towards a rewarding career. Apply today for UT Austin's M.S. in Nutritional Sciences Program.

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Two tracks. Your choice.

Complete ten courses (30 credit hours)—five that are core to the MSNS and five that are specialized to each track. Core Courses
  • Advanced Nutrition I – Macronutrients
  • Advanced Nutrition II – Micronutrients
  • Experimental Design and Statistics
  • Advanced Experimental Design and Statistics
  • Molecular Nutrition
Tracks
Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
  • Theories of Nutrition Behavior
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition Through the Lifecycle
  • Nutrition and Disease Prevention
  • Graduate Seminar in Nutritional Science
Biochemical & Functional Nutrition
  • Biochemical Nutrition: Nutrition as Medicine
  • Nutrition and Cancer
  • Nutrition and Immunology
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Current Issues in Nutritional Science