Which Master's Option is Right for you?

M.S. Thesis 

Our M.S.Thesis introduces you to research applications for careers in dietetics, clinical nutrition, community nutrition, food industry, government, and basic sciences.

  • Pursue this option if you plan to pursue a doctoral degree and/or are planning a research career

  • Examples of MS-Thesis research projects are in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Database. Search by department, topic, and faculty of interest.
  • Most  M.S./DI students enroll in this option

M.S. Thesis

M.S. Non-Thesis 

M.S.-Non-Thesis provides you with the knowledge and  experience to prepare you for clinical, community, industry, government, and basic science careers. 

M.S. Non-Thesis 

M.S. Non-Thesis, Community Nutrition

This online Master's degree, designed with the working professional in mind,  can be completed in as little as one year full time, or over several years of part time study. 

M.S. Non-Thesis, Community Nutrition Online


Current UGA student? Consider our Accelerated M.S. Program

The Accelerated M.S. Program enables you to complete both your undergradate and M.S. degrees in 5 years of full-time study.

Learn More About our Accelerated M.S. Program