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Reach your goals

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.

Become a leader in your 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.

Graduate Student Resources

Admissions Requirements

Review the admissions process four our graduate programs, including application deadlines and admission prerequisites.

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Graduate Assistantships

Explore employment opportunities as a research or teaching assistant in our department or other areas on campus.

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Current Graduate Students

Learn about our graduate students and their research interests.

Student spotlight

Research Labs

Utilize state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to perform cutting-edge research alongside expert faculty.

Cellular and Molecular Nutrition Laboratory Laboratory for Applied Nutrition and Exercise Science

Visit our College of Education and Human Sciences research page for a comprehensive look at our research initiatives.

Student spotlight

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.
Laurie Thompson

Research competition

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?”
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