So long, sodium

Researchers work with local school districts to prevent heart disease

Food Systems Major

Learn more about our Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health Major

RD Training

Learn more about our Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics (GCPD)

Student Profiles

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The University of Washington Nutritional Sciences Program prepares students to improve individual and population health through the study of foods, nutrients, dietary behaviors, health outcomes, and food and policy environments. The Program offers an undergraduate major (BA) and minor; graduate degrees including the MS, MPH, and PhD; and graduate-level training leading to the Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) professional credential.

Food Systems, Nutrition & Health Major

Prepares graduates to address the impact of food systems on food and nutrition security and population health

Nutrition Minor

Provides undergraduate students with a foundation of knowledge in nutrition, food studies, food systems, and population health

Master of Public Health

Interdisciplinary training in public health and nutritional sciences to prepare graduates for public health and community nutrition careers

Master of Science

Provides students with advanced understanding of human nutrition at the individual level

Doctor of Philosophy

Advanced training in human nutrition and research intended for students pursuing research or academic careers

RD Training Program

Integrates the coursework and supervised practice necessary to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the MPH, MS, or PhD degree


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So long, sodium: Researchers work with local school districts to prevent heart disease

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