In addition to required coursework that provides foundational knowledge in nutrition, research practices and professional skills, the online M.A. in Nutrition and Wellness curriculum includes the opportunity to focus on a specific area of the field that reflects your professional interests and goals.
Discover Careers in Nutrition
Better nutrition and wellness have become a global movement. According to the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), the global wellness economy netted $3.7 trillion in 2015, a growth of 10.6 percent from 2013, making it one of the fastest growing markets in the world.1 This translates into a host of new and expanded options for jobs in nutrition.
The global wellness economy grew more than 10 percent from 2013 to 2015—making it one of the fastest growing markets in the world.
Students examine the role of nutrition organizations in terms of social responsibilities. Discussions explore systemic approaches to community change and techniques for initiating and sustaining community partnerships. Students assess and identify existing and emerging problems in communities. In collaboration with professionals and stakeholders in the community, students work in teams to plan, develop and evaluate practical solutions to a problem in a community nutrition sector.
Study the policy making processes that address nutrition problems and issues. Analyze and develop nutrition-related polices within evidence, contexts (political, economic, cultural, nutritional) and need. Discuss processes, implementation, measurement and evaluation of factors that impede or promote policies.
Study the physiological and metabolic changes that occur in in the aging population, examine the nutrition and cultural factors impacting health and independence, and evaluate and critique nutrition programs and strategies for this population.
Study the physiological and metabolic changes that occur in pregnancy and infancy through early childhood. Examine the nutrition and cultural factors impacting growth and development. Evaluate and critique nutrition programs and strategies for this population.
Dive into nutrition and its implications for health, wellness and fitness. This fully online masters nutrition program provides an in-depth education in key areas of nutrition science to advance or support a career in health promotion, health risk reduction, and client and community education.
Apply by April 20 to begin classes April 30.
Apply by February 23 to begin classes March 5.
Apply by December 15 to begin classes January 8.