Meredith College


Make your community healthy and strong.


Make your community healthy and strong.

Chris Dunham,’16, M.S. in Nutrition, knew that he wanted to pursue a career in the nutrition field, but wasn’t sure being a dietitian was right for him. He earned his M.S. in Nutrition because he knew it would help him combine his passion for sustainable food and nutrition with his desire to improve food systems in North Carolina.

Chris Dunham, ’16, M.S. in Nutrition

Nutrition and Sustainability Specialist, NC State University

I'm ready to pursue my nutrition career.

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100% of MS graduates matched to dietetic internships over the past 4 years
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GRE waiver available for prospective students meeting specific criteria
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Coeducational program

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Strong partnership with top organizations

Program Highlights

  • Professional development and research opportunities
  • Full-time and part-time options, with accelerated 1-year option
  • Dietetics concentration is accredited by Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
graduate students in nutrition
Elizabeth Hurley

"The Meredith College community is unlike any other; the program really prepared me for my dietetic internship and my career in nutrition. Additionally, I met some of the most amazing classmates and friends through the program. I cannot speak highly enough of my experience."

Three Program Options

Master of Science Degree in Nutrition – Accelerated Community Track (ACT)
Designed to be completed in a one-year time frame with a summer start. Students have the option to complete the program fully on-line and on a full or part-time basis. coursework providing the foundation of the science of nutrition, while emphasizing both theoretical concepts and practical application.

Master of Science – Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Track (MS-ADNT)
An ACEND* accredited program designed for students holding an undergraduate degree in any field of study who have completed the required prerequisite coursework to enter the program. This track combines the didactic coursework with supervised experiential learning hours into one program.

Master of Science Degree in Nutrition – MS-Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Track
Designed for students holding an undergraduate degree in a science-related field with a dream of becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).