Master of Nutrition Online

NC State University Master of Nutrition Online (click to view video)


The graduates of our online nutrition program are making a difference in the lives of others and helping ensure a healthier population. If you’re looking for rigorous courses led by faculty who are experts in their fields — and you want a degree from a prestigious program in which career opportunities abound — you’ve come to the right place.

  • Professionals looking to advance in their careers
  • Career-changers 
  • Those who need flexibility with time
  • Those who live away from Raleigh and can’t commute to campus 

  • Nutrition science — our courses emphasize scientific literature and evidence-based nutrition recommendations
  • Basics of nutrition metabolism and biochemistry 
  • Courses tailored to your interests, including those in human, animal and poultry nutrition 
  • Public speaking and presentations 
  • Those who choose to pursue the Professional Science Masters (PSM) will also learn additional soft skills that will prepare them for a job in industry or business

Our courses run the gamut from human nutrition to animal health. This is just a small sample: 

  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Maternal and Infant Nutrition
  • Feed Mill Operations and Leadership
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Exercise Nutrition
  • Digestion and Metabolism in Ruminants

NC State online master of nutrition student Jylonda Hill with an NC Sate flag

Healthy Career Change

Jylonda Hill woke up one day and realized her work did not align with her passion for nutrition, so she set out to pursue a new path.

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The Master of Nutrition is a non-thesis, applied degree. Upon completion of the degree, graduates possess a broad knowledge of nutrition science and related fields and the management of this field and are capable of effectively communicating scientific information. In addition to a broad variety of courses and electives, the program offers internships, a Professional Science Master’s track and abundant career opportunities.

Check out the videos below to learn more.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

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Our program is designed for your success. Whether you’re a career-changer, a traditional student looking for flexibility, or someone who lives miles from Raleigh and desires a top-notch education, we have the courses for you.

Get started today. Contact us to learn more:

Suzie Goodell
Graduate DE Program Coordinator

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