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Nutritional Sciences Program

Why pursue a degree in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Washington?

  • You will make a difference in people's lives by learning about and sharing your knowledge of Nutrition

  • You will engage in lifelong learning

  • You will be rewarded with interesting challenges

  • You will have diverse career opportunities

  • You will have the opportunity to work with and study at the UW Health Sciences Center, which is a world-renowned research and teaching facility

The graduate program includes MS, MPH, and PhD degrees in Nutritional Sciences. The Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics combines the MS or MPH with an internship to provide the coursework and supervised practice that is required to become a Registered Dietitian® (RD).

Recent graduates of our program have pursued career options in university teaching and research, the practice of dietetics, administration of local or state nutrition programs, or in the private sector.

Some job titles currently being advertised include Nutritionist, Program Specialist, Department Chair, Faculty in Nutrition Departments, Research Dietitian, and Research Coordinator. Jobs can be found at state agencies like WIC, at universities, and at government agencies (i.e. the USDA) nationwide, as well as in the private sector. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website features a Student Center.

Admission Requirements:

Graduate Program

Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics

How to Apply

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