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MS Nutrition and Food Science

Montclair State University

Nutrition and Food Science consists of learning about nutrition and the science of food, including; food systems, sustainability, and global and national food policy. In our programs, your coursework is combined with hands-on experience in food laboratories and classrooms that focuses on positive health outcomes, food justice and current trends such as locally sourced food and sustainable agriculture. Additionally, you will learn about culture and cuisines, clinical and community nutrition applications, food safety and product development. Students will learn what food is made of and how it affects health, and develop the skills to do a nutrition analysis, calculate BMI and distinguish the benefits of different diet plans. We offer accredited programs that prepare students to work in a variety of nutrition, food science, management and health-related fields.

The graduate program in Nutrition and Food Science provides students with an advanced study program of nutrition science, nutrition education, food and nutrition issues, food safety, food regulations and compliance, management, and nutrition counseling. The program is unique because of the strong focus on nutrition education, management, and food science, allowing students to customize their coursework by choosing an emphasis in either Nutrition Education or Nutrition and Food Science Management.

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$19,916 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 years


Jan 2025

Start Month

Dec 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • January 2025
  • September 2025
  • January 2026
  • September 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time