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M.S. & Ph.D. Nutritional Sciences


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Gain an advanced understanding of nutritional sciences.

Further explore the complex relationships between nutrition, health and disease with a master’s or doctorate in nutritional sciences. Study a variety of nutrition disciplines and prepare to translate those topics into practical use for human and/or animal health and wellness. You will learn about the latest nutrition topics and research as you partner with accomplished faculty to address critical regional, international and global issues. Current research expertise includes maternal and infant health and nutrition, human milk and breastfeeding, nutrition and cognition, and food safety.

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  • We offer Idaho’s only M.S. and Ph.D. programs in nutritional sciences
  • Collaborate with faculty on research and present your findings
  • Attend state or national conferences
  • Further develop your skills in the Carmelita Spencer Foods Laboratory
  • Thesis and non-thesis options available for the master’s program


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Mary Hall Niccolls Building, Rm 103
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Mailing Address:
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Moscow, ID 83844-3183

Phone: 208-885-6546

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Boise, ID 83702

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