Master of Science in Nutrition (MScN)

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All candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university, or the equivalent (as determined by NUNM) from an institution outside the United States. No specific major is required and there is no advantage to having a bachelor of art or bachelor of science degree. Applicants may apply with coursework in progress.

The below pre-requisites are required to matriculate with a grade of C or better.

Course Prerequisites

Biology – 1 course
Introductory or general biology, college level

Math – 1 course
Algebra or statistics, college level

General Chemistry – 1 course

Psychology – 1 course
Introductory or general psychology, college level

Strongly Recommended but not required

Anatomy and Physiology – 2 courses
College level


3.0 or higher, strongly recommended

Note: All biology and chemistry science coursework and labs must be taken in a physical classroom and laboratory, unless previously approved, and may be taken at a community college. Please refer to acceptable online coursework for other pre-requisites.

If in doubt about a specific prerequisite, contact the Office of Admissions before taking the course.


Please include job experience, internships, extracurricular activities and publications relevant to nutrition.