Professional Science Masters (PSM)
EARN YOUR MASTERS IN APPLIED NUTRITION
The Professional Science Masters (PSM) in Applied Nutrition serves the needs of students, educators, registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs), and health professionals interested in obtaining advanced training in the application of nutrition science to human health and developing valuable professional skills (e.g., leadership, writing and communication skills, project management) while gaining hands-on experience in business and the public sector.
Coursework for this 30-unit Master’s degree program is offered 100% online through the University of Arizona’s Online Campus, providing maximum flexibility to students, including working professionals. The program is designed to be completed in less than 2 years.
Unlike existing Master's programs in Nutritional Science, the Professional Science Master's includes 6 credit hours of graduate-level capstone, during which students will work with a partner organization to complete approximately 270 hours of service that will serve as their graduate capstone project. Students also have the opportunity to complete 6 units of PLUS coursework tailored to their profession and/or professional development goals.