Learning Outcomes: Nutritional Sciences, MS

Learning outcomes for the Master of Science in Nutritional Science


  1. MS students in the Division of Nutritional Sciences will develop specialized knowledge and advanced training in a signature interdisciplinary research area that will equip them to identify and help solve the complex issues facing the highly interdisciplinary field of nutritional sciences.
  2. MS students in the Division of Nutritional Sciences will be able to analyze and interpret data from research and scientific literature and apply experimental results to improve health and well-being.
  3. MS students in the Division of Nutritional Sciences will develop an understanding of professional and scientific ethics and the impact of nutritional sciences research methods and outcomes in a societal and global context.
  4. MS students in the Division of Nutritional Sciences will develop strong oral and written communication skills to facilitate the dissemination of scientific knowledge or interdisciplinary research findings to technical and non-technical audiences. 
  5. MS students in the Division of Nutritional Sciences will combine interdisciplinary research with robust professional development and leadership training, distinguishing themselves from other students with a nutritional sciences degree and facilitating a highly successful transition to a career as a leader in academia, industry or policy.