MS in Nutritional Sciences, 100% Online
Students have the option to complete the MS in Nutritional Sciences in 1 year or 2 years. No thesis required. All courses are 7-weeks long. Each course is taught by full-time University of Texas at Austin faculty in their area of research or interest. See Concentration Course Descriptions for detailed description of all courses, including the concentration area courses.
Being a Graduate Student at The University of Texas at Austin
MSNS graduate students will have full access to The University of Texas at Austin student services, libraries, student discounts, and campus facilities.
Enhance Your Practice Skills
Gain science based knowledge and understanding to apply in your area of practice. Based in nutritional sciences, this will provide students the opportunity to learn the true intersection of nutrition and health.
Certified Nutrition Specialist
The University of Texas at Austin’s MS in Nutritional Sciences program fulfills part of the current academic requirements for the Board Certified Nutrition Specialist (BCNS) certification. BCNS requires a graduate degree in the field of nutrition from a regionally accredited university, specific coursework, and 1,000 hours of supervised experience. BCNS reviews each candidate individually, including current course descriptions, transcripts, and experience to determine eligibility. Learn more about becoming a BCNS.