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Nutrition Foundations for Advanced Post-Graduate Study
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.
To discuss these career opportunities with an advisor, please contact us at 303-615-0990.