Online Programs

Master of Science in Nutrition Education

Help Others Make Healthier Food Choices

Be an advocate for health and nutrition within your community and beyond. The online Master of Science (MS) in Nutrition Education from American University gives you the advanced knowledge and skills to turn your passion about nutrition into a life-long career helping better the lives of others.

Earn Your Degree in 20 Months!

Delivered through an innovative online platform, you’ll gain focused theoretical and practical training in the field of nutrition. Graduates of the program are able to:

  • Develop programming and intervention skills related to nutrition
  • Learn to design and implement nutrition education programs in corporations, government organizations, schools and universities
  • Understand scientific principles of nutrition with education and program planning for improved nutrition behavior

Learn more at our Virtual Open House from Dr. Anastasia Snelling, Program Director and Associate Dean in the School of Education, Teaching and Health.

Prepare for Certification

This program provides a stepping stone to the Certified Nutrition Specialist® ™ credential. Additional coursework in clinical nutrition, bio/life sciences, and biochemistry, beyond what is included in this program, as well as supervised practice experience, are necessary for CNS® eligibility.

Be a positive role model within the community. Click here to learn more about the online Master of Science in Nutrition Education or call 855-725-7614 to speak with an admissions adviser today.