May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Nutrition MS

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This School of Public Health and Health Professions degree program will prepare you for advanced professional programs, clinical research or careers in industries such as food, hospitality, health facilities, government or private consulting. Students learn research skills in a dynamic, Research 1 environment, as well as functions of nutrients and other dietary constituents and food, diets, and supplements. The program focuses on nutrition and disease, as well as nutrition intervention and policies.

Electives and Culminating Experience (19 credits)

Electives (13-14 credits)

Number of elective credits may vary depending on choice made to complete the culminating experience. 

Select from eligible 500 or high level courses in the following departments:

  • Nutrition (NTR) excluding Clinical Nutrition specific courses
  • Exercise Science (ES) excluding Athletic Training specific courses
  • Physiology (PGY)
  • Psychology (PSY)
  • Community Health and Health Behavior (CHB)
  • Epidemiology (EEH)

Culminating Experience: Exam, Project or Thesis (5-6 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 36

3.0 Degree GPA required


Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part TIme

Credits Required

  • 36 Hours


  • 1 to 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Program Contact

Kristen Braunscheidel
206 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-5713

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.

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