Student Profile

Divya Pahwa is earning an MPH in Nutrition to make food systems more just, equitable, and sustainable.

Anna Mowell chose to pursue an MPH in Nutritional Sciences with RDN training to impact health at a population level.

Autumn Seminar

Intersections of Identity & Place

Esther Nguyen's interest in global nutrition and health inspired her to major in Food Systems, Nutrition and Health.

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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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4-Week Study Abroad Program Explores Food Systems in Italy

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Anne Lund named Fellow of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Graduate program webinar scheduled for Nov 7

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