Welcome to the Department of Nutrition

The Department of Nutrition at MSU Denver provides students with opportunities to grow and learn in the field of nutrition and dietetics. The MSU Denver Department of Nutrition provides over $700,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students annually, has award-winning faculty, received $5 million in student-focused grants, and is leading diversity initiatives in the field of nutrition and dietetics!

Explore our undergraduate majors, graduate programs, and certificates, learn about our faculty and staff, and discover our student resources and funding opportunities!

Our Programs

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Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Meet our award-winning faculty & staff!

Need a nutrition advisor?

Email [email protected] to request an appointment with our faculty or staff!

RED Stories

News and Culture from MSU Denver's Department of Nutrition

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3 Mediterranean-friendly recipes

March 2024


Lifestyle is the key to preventing diabetes

November 2023

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The ultimate healthy Thanksgiving dinner menu

November 2023

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What’s missing from your backpacking meal plan

July 2023

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What foods to eat (and avoid) for a long life

February 2023

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Breastfeeding education gets a boost

August 2022

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Second-act success

December 2021

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A recipe for eliminating diet disparities

August 2020

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Nutrition Student Organizations

Looking for a fun way to connect with your fellow Nutrition students? Click below!

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Thank you for considering a gift to MSU Denver Department of Nutrition!

Your tax-deductible donation will be used to help the Department of Nutrition to continue to provide a quality and competitive nutrition education to students of MSU Denver.

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2024 Department of Nutrition Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Connect with Us

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For more information about our programs, please contact the Department of Nutrition. Click below to send us an email!

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Department of Nutrition


Office Location:
Modular 1

Office Hours:
8:00am – 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Department of Nutrition
Campus Box 33N
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362