Our master’s and doctoral programs emphasize research and the application of research
to the field of human nutrition. We are committed to developing confident practitioners
who can develop and identify evidence-based research to become experts in their field.
As a graduate student, you will work directly with expert faculty to develop flexible,
yet rigorous programs of study and research to meet your degree requirements and achieve
your professional goals. You can expect to be mentored, challenged, supported and
encouraged to conduct impactful research in within your chosen area of specialization.
Learn about our current graduate students and their research interests.
Visit our College of Education and Human Sciences research page for a comprehensive look at our research initiatives.
Nutritional sciences doctoral student Bryant Keirns was awarded the Mars, Inc. Predoctoral
Fellowship presented by the American Society for Nutrition Foundation, which includes
$5,000 to support his research on cardiovascular disease risk.
Nutritional sciences master’s student Laurie Thompson won first place and the People’s
Choice Award in the 2019 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition with her presentation titled “Is there Iron-y in the Cure for Cancer?”