Nutritional Sciences, Ph.D.

Become a nutrition expert.

In this program you will gain advanced training in nutrition through coursework and research. Work with accomplished faculty to address critical health issues. Current research expertise includes maternal and infant health and nutrition, human milk and breastfeeding, nutrition, food security, nutritional health disparities of marginalized groups, cognition and food safety.

This degree could be a food fit if you:

  • Have an undergraduate degree in nutrition, medical sciences, food science or a related field
  • Are interested in researching nutrition related topics
  • Have a strong background in science

Graduates will be prepared for a wide range of careers in the private and public sector, including:

  • Extension Specialist
  • Medical Science Liaison
  • Medical Scientist
  • Nutrition Researcher
  • University Faculty

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