Priority deadline for Dietetics: Feburary 1
Prospective students must also complete the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System (DICAS) application. Learn more
Entrance exam: GRE
Exam waiver available: Yes
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On campus and online
2 years (full time)
Never before has proper nutrition been so integral to our daily lives. If you are looking for a career in a variety of health- and wellness-related fields, a Master of Science in Nutrition from App State can help you understand the science behind nutrition and be able to translate that science to others.
Through this program, you will learn how to apply knowledge from biological and nutritional sciences to inform nutritional diagnoses and develop personalized nutrition care plans to help others achieve optimal health and vitality through food.
From careers in athletics, to community wellness, to clinical settings — your nutritional expertise will be called upon to help others be their best selves as it propels your career forward.
App State’s master’s degree in Nutrition is also offered fully online — learn more by visiting App State Online.
Visit the Beaver College of Health Sciences website for more information about the Nutrition program.
This is a program that can lead to licensure or certification in North Carolina. Appalachian State University cannot confirm whether this program will meet the requirements for professional licensure in other states or territories.
If this applies to you, check the Professional Licensure webpage for information on licensure requirements and licensing agencies in other states. Or, you may address questions to State Authorization at App State at email@example.com or 828-262-7559.
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Where can an App State degree take you? Anywhere you want to go!
From the Dietetics track, students can have careers as:
From the Public Health Nutrition track, students can have careers as:
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Dr. Melissa Gutschall
Program Director (Dietetics)
Dr. Kyle Thompson
Program Director (Public Health Nutrition Practice)
Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management
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