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Graduate Students

The Department of Nutritional Sciences offers graduate study leading to a Master of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nutritional Sciences. Graduate study in NSCI emphasizes research and the application of research to the field of human nutrition. Graduate students work with advisers and advisory committees to develop flexible, yet rigorous programs of study and research that meet the degree requirements and students’ professional goals within an area of specialization in the field.

Visit About the Graduate Education page for brief descriptions of our programs.


Departmental Graduate Admissions
Graduate College Admissions


Graduate Program Summary
NSCI Graduate Student Handbook
M.S. in Nutritional Sciences
PhD in Nutritional Sciences
PhD in Nutritional Sciences for Students Who Do Not Have a MS in Nutritional Sciences 
Information about the GP IDEA Online Distance MS Degree in Dietetics for RDs
Current Graduate Student Biographies


NSCI Faculty Areas of Specialization 
OSU Research Week 
Human Sciences Office of Research and Graduate Studies


Course Descriptions  – for all OSU courses - refer to Course Descriptions in the OSU Catalog
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Short, Online, and Outreach Class Schedules

OSU Registrar’s Office
OSU Academic Calendar
OSU Enrollment Guides


Human Sciences Opportunities
HSCI and NSCI Scholarships


Human Sciences Graduate Students Resources
OSU Graduate College website
Graduate College Academic Calendar
International Students and Scholars Office


Becoming a Registered Dietitian after Completing a Bachelor’s Degree in another Field
Information about the OSU Dietetic Internship


OSU Graduate and Professional Student Government Association - GPSGA page on OSU Campus Link for OSU campus organizations and events.
GPSGA website
Graduate Students in Human Sciences

The NSCI Graduate Student Organization is an organization for both masters and doctoral students within the department. The organization promotes interaction between graduate students and serves as a mechanism for professional development and service activities to OSU and the Stillwater community. Information about the organization is available by contacting Mary Hammack