Human NutritionMaster of Science

"I had so much support from my professors to pursue my goals and dreams," said Brianne Brathwaite '15, '18 M.S., a public health nutritionist for Feeding Westchester. "They not only took the time to support me academically but also emotionally. They have molded me into becoming an innovative professional."

Please note: This program is not accepting applications for Spring 2020 or Fall 2020. For more information about anticipated changes to this program, please contact program director Donald Stankus..

The M.S. in Human Nutrition program at the University of New Haven is grounded in the biomedical sciences and focuses on the role of nutrition in health and disease. The 33-credit curriculum is designed to give graduates a deep understanding of the close connections among nutrition, health, and disease, and will provide you with a detailed study of the body of knowledge necessary to understand these connections and the evidence supporting them.

Program Highlights:

  • Small classes that allow you to benefit from working closely with faculty
  • Expert professors who have years of industry experience in the fields of nutrition and science
  • Classes that meet just one weekend each month, easily accommodating busy professional schedules

Concentration in Nutritional Genomics

The M.S. in Human Nutrition with a concentration in Nutritional Genomics provides you with a detailed understanding of how individual genetic variation can influence the assimilation and metabolism of foods and how food can affect the expression of certain genes known to be involved in chronic diseases.

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Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Nationally Recognized Center for Career Development

All University of New Haven students have access to the many resources available through the University’s Career Development Center, which has been named one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.

From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.

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