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Master of Public Health in Nutrition

Online Master's Degree Program!

The Department of Nutrition and School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have initiated a fully online Master of Public Health in Nutrition program that allows individuals to earn an MPH while continuing their careers in the nutrition, public health, and health care fields. Through online learning, e-mail, and Internet library resources, the Master’s Degree of Public Health in Nutrition allows you to gain knowledge and skills in nutrition and public health while maximizing flexibility in where and when you study. The program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

To meet the needs of those who also would like to become Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDs or RDNs), we have a new Concurrent Dietetic Internship and Online Master of Public Health in Nutrition program.

Flexible: No need to relocate. Learn at home or anywhere there's a computer with Internet access.

Fully online: No residency requirement. No need to travel to campus.

Part-time: Participate at any time of the day or night. Our program fits around your work schedule and other commitments.

Interactive: Share ideas and collaborate with university faculty, public health professionals, and peers from all over the world.

Never participated in an online course before? No problem! Hundreds of students, nutritionists, and others from all over the world have completed our online courses for their first online educational experience, with excellent results.

Time: Application deadlines are October 1st for spring matriculation and March 1st for fall.

Credits: 44 (56 Credits for the DI/Online MPH-N)

Cost: $590 per credit plus a $45 registration fee per semester. (A few DI/Online MPH-N courses cost $690 per credit.)

Upcoming Online Courses:

  • Spring Courses
    • NUTRITN 640: Public Health Nutrition - Offered during the Spring Semester 2015
    • NUTRITN 697: Maternal and Child Nutrition - Offered during Spring 2015
    • To Register for the above: UMass Continuing and Professional Education
  • Summer Courses
    • NUTRITN 731: Nutritional Assessment - Available during Summer of 2015
    • NUTRITN 793: Seminar (1 credit) - Available during Summer 2015
    • NUTRITN 794: Seminar (1 credit) - Available during Summer 2015
  • Fall Courses
    • NUTRITN 572: Community Nutrition - Available Fall Semester 2015
    • NUTRITN 577: Nutrition Problems in the U.S. - Available the Fall Semester 2015
    • PUBHLTH 634: Nutritional Epidemiology - Available the Fall Semester 2015

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