Degree Pathways

Students in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health pursue the latest knowledge about diet and human nutrition to improve public health and advance our understanding of contemporary nutrition issues, all while preparing for careers in community health, health science, dietetics, advocacy, and more.

We offer MPH, MS and PhD degrees, along with several concentration options based on your professional interests. Students in the MPH and MS degree programs have the option to become a certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

There are many paths within the Department of Nutritional Sciences. To help identify the best one for you, read more about our programs below and learn about recent alumni who chose each path. 

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