A professionally oriented program for those who wish to expand their knowledge and ability to utilize nutrition research in fields such as school nutrition, extension service, community outreach, the food industry and more.

  • 30 Credit Hour Non-Thesis Master's of Science degree
  • All courses taught 100% online
  • Can be completed in as little as 1 full year or over several years part time
  • Courses offered year round
  • Experienced and highly accomplished professors
  • Developed to meet the needs of working profesisonals and those desiring to further their knowledge and careers in nutrition related fields
  • The program provides opportunities for hands on real world experience in providing nutrition interventions and education
  • Students who wish to obtain their Georgia School Nutrition Director’s certification may be able to meet all requirements for our school nutrition director’s certification program within the framework of this degree

 Application Criteria

Applicants to the program will be asked for the following materials, information or experience:

  • Hold Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university
  • Have cumulative grade point average for all previous undergraduate courses of 3.0 or above on 4-point scale
  • Provide valid Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Provide three letters of recommendation from people who know you professionally or as scholar
  • Provide a statement of purpose and goals that can reasonably be met by the degree program
  • Have access to computer with high-speed internet connection, and email account
  • Work or volunteer experience in an area related to health, nutrition, or food science preferred

Program Requirements

Program Requirements