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The Nutrition Science major provides students interested in graduate level nutrition study, food science study or professional health programs (e.g. physician assistant, medical doctor, physical therapy) a suitable pathway that prepares them for these ventures. The Nutrition Science major provides a heavier emphasis on the sciences than the Nutrition and Dietetics major. The Nutrition Science major does not prepare students to become Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and instead focuses on better preparing students interested in advanced study post-graduation.
The Nutrition Science major meets the demanding science admission requirements for nutrition and/or food science graduate programs nationwide. Further, this major is beneficial to pre-professional health program students at MSU Denver because it
Students interested in using the Nutrition Science degree for professional health or graduate programs post-graduation, are encouraged to review the admissions requirements for programs of interest. After reviewing these requirements, students should meet with an advisor in the Department of Nutrition to develop a plan for completing all prerequisites for their post-graduate program interests.
Please utilize the Declaration/Change of Majors and Minors Form to declare your Nutrition Science Major. For questions relating to your Degree Progress Report and/or class schedule please reach out the the Department of Nutrition to schedule an appointment with one of our advisors. Advising appointments are now available via in-person, phone and Microsoft Teams. The Department of Nutrition can be reached at 303-615-0990 or [email protected].
To discuss these career opportunities with an advisor, please contact us at 303-615-0990.