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The science behind strong. The Meredith M.S. in Nutrition.

Grounded in the natural and biological sciences, the Meredith M.S. in Nutrition program in Raleigh provides advanced study in human nutrition, including modes of inquiry in the field, the role of food and nutrients in human biology, and in the physical development and maintenance of health and well-being of individuals in the lifecycle.

Students will develop the skills to critically evaluate current and emerging issues in the field, as well as the tools for effective advocacy and professional involvement. The discipline of nutrition is explored recognizing the interrelationships that exist among people, diet, health, quality of life, and in the context of the modern food system.

The result? Knowledgeable professionals who are ready to care for patients and advise those who want to improve their health.

Program Quick Facts

  • Coeducational program open to men and women
  • 33-37 credit hours
  • Full-time and part-time options available
  • Typical time to degree is two years
  • Courses are primarily scheduled in the evening and meet in-person, with some online and hybrid course offerings
  • Areas of emphasis include dietetics, food studies, gastronomy, sports nutrition, cultural foods, and lifespan wellness
  • Admission deadlines are June 1 for fall (classes begin in August), November 1 for spring (classes begin in January), and April 1 for summer (classes begin in May)
  • Both nutrition degree holders and career changers enroll in the program.
  • Tuition is approximately $18,975 - $21,275 ($575 per credit hour) for 33-37 hours plus $75 per semester program fee

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Strong Story | Chris Newport

Chris Newport, ’11, earned her Master of Science in Nutrition at Meredith College after completing Meredith's Dietetic Internship program and becoming a Registered Dietitian. As the owner of a sports nutrition and endurance coaching company, Chris pursued her master’s degree in order to more effectively serve her clients and help them reach their fitness goals.

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