Master of Science in Nutrition, Dietetics and Sensory Sciences

Students may earn a Master of Science in Nutrition, Dietetics and Sensory Sciences degree through either thesis, report or coursework options.

The degree can be customized to meet student's background, interests, and career goals. This degree program is available on-campus in Manhattan, and online through Global Campus.

Graduate Program Details

Course Requirements

Sample Programs of Study

Research Faculty


Employment/Fields of Hire with MS in NDSS:

  • Academia (instruction, research, move forward to doctorate)
  • Community nutrition/public health
  • Nutrition education and prevention
  • Industry/corporate
  • Private practice/consulting

This degree program does not meet the didactic program in dietetics (DPD) requirements established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) to earn the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential. If you are planning to become RDN exam-eligible and you do not already have a DPD verification statement, it is recommended you complete the BS in Dietetics program before starting the MS in NDSS program.

Dietetic Internship Concentration

Students who have completed a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) and wish to receive Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credentials can apply to the Master’s of Science Nutrition, Dietetics, and Sensory Sciences with concentration in Dietetic Internship (MSDI).