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Online Master of Science in Human Nutrition

Prepare to Practice Dietetics at an Advanced Level

The Department of Human Nutrition at Winthrop University has been a leader in dietetics for over 100 years and offers an online M.S. in Human Nutrition that can help you launch or advance in your dietetics career. Whether your background is in exercise science, biology, chemistry, food service management, public health or a related field, faculty in Winthrop's online master's in nutrition offer mentoring, support and evidence-based instruction tailored to your goals.

Fast Facts:

  • Complete the 30-credit-hour online program in under two years
  • Coursework builds off undergraduate recommendations from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®️)
  • GRE requirement waived*
  • Online courses maintain a low student-to-faculty ratio
  • Take classes part-time or full-time

Positions for dietitians and nutritionists are projected to grow 8% from 2019–2029, much faster than average.1

Choose a Science-Based Dietetics Degree Delivered by Experts

  • Known for Our Expertise: Each faculty member is a registered dietitian with their Ph.D. or Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (DCN). Several faculty have additional certifications or designations such as IBCLC (infant nutrition), CSSD (sports nutrition) and recognition by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for their service. No matter what your ideal dietetics career, Winthrop's accomplished faculty can help you get there.
  • Forward-Thinking Preparation: Our program meets the 2024 Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) requirement that those taking the national registration exam for dietetics must have a master's degree.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: You'll develop a stronger foundation in nutrition science, nutrition assessment, metabolism and chronic disease prevention.
  • Practice Hands-On Skills: Online students who meet GRE requirements can apply for Winthrop's dietetic internship. A DPD verification statement is needed for the internship.

Complete the form above and request a brochure to see how Winthrop University's M.S. in Nutrition online degree program can support you as you learn to make a healthy difference in the lives of others.

* GRE scores are not required but help the admissions committee make decisions in cases where an applicant’s GPA is below 2.5.

1 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Dietitians and Nutritionists.