Master of Science in Health Sciences, Concentration in Nutrition


The UTRGV MSHS in Health Sciences Concentration in Nutrition online program can help you deepen your knowledge of nutrition and expand your career options. This program was designed for those already working in the field of nutrition and seeking advanced content on common nutritional issues including diabetes, obesity, eating disorders, integrative nutrition and more. Core courses introduce you to the health care system and quality improvement, as well as health care policy and research. Please note, this is not a registered dietitian program.

This program is offered in the accelerated online format which is comprised of seven-week modules where courses are offered online on a rotating carousel basis.

Students can register for one or two courses in each seven-week module and can begin the program in any of the six start dates each calendar year, as specified by the Graduate College Calendar.

For more information on careers in Nutrition and Dietetics including employment opportunities, educational requirements and a link to current Registered Dietitian Nutritionist programs, explore the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website.