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Online Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness (MSNW)

Benedictine University's online MSNW is currently not being offered. Our next start date is to be determined.

Benedictine University offers an online master’s in nutrition — the Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness. Taking just one class at a time, you can complete this unique curriculum in one and a half to two years. The advanced online nutrition degree combines nutrition science and wellness programming in a single online program, allowing you to build on existing knowledge and retool for new career opportunities in an ever-evolving work environment.

Program Facts:

  • 33 credit hours
  • Fully online, flexible learning
  • 2 concentration options
  • No course prerequisites
  • Dedicated student services and tech support

Choose an In-Demand Concentration

  • Health Education and Promotion Concentration: Aligned with competencies for health educators in community and other health care environments.
  • Nutrition Entrepreneurship Concentration: Provides flexibility by allowing you to select some of your electives in nutrition, business, or public health to best meet your professional and personal goals.  

Among other things, you will study the role of functional foods and phytochemicals in health promotion and disease prevention, the role of nutrients in growth and development, how nutrition can affect and lessen disease and conditions such as obesity, and application in wellness and public health settings.

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of Benedictine graduates were satisfied with their experience as an online student.
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Average time spent by online students per week on coursework.

The online Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness will open your eyes to the newest practices in the field. Prepare to bring a deeper, more sophisticated level of nutritional science and care to your patients and clients and to plan and implement community-based educational programs. Through the research component of the program, you will gain confidence in research techniques and learn to evaluate outcomes of your own work. You will learn to analyze data and make evidenced-based decisions to improve wellness among your clients and in your community.

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Why Benedictine University's Online Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness?

From understanding the effect of cultural and environmental factors on health to a research-based review of the prevalence of obesity, this program provides a depth of knowledge and application to real-world health education that is unparalleled.

Eight weeks doesn’t seem that long but I have learned so many new things from so many different viewpoints, professors and classmates.

Program Offerings

In addition to the traditional online M.S. in Nutrition and Wellness program, Benedictine also offers the program on campus in Lisle, Illinois.

Define Your Future

To learn how Benedictine University can help you move from your current job to your dream career in nutrition and wellness,
call (866) 295-3104 to speak with a Program Manager, or request more information.