The Department of Nutrition Sciences offers you a top 10 ranked PhD program where you will conduct critical research to discover evidence-based solutions to promote health, avert disease and aid in cutting-edge treatments of individuals with a variety of diseases. At UAB you will learn from world class researchers. We have two NIH-funded centers, the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Diabetes Research Center, and work with the Comprehensive Cancer Center. You want to make life-changing discoveries? Then you want to discover UAB’s PhD in Nutrition Sciences.
The Master of Science in Nutrition Sciences program, Lifestyle Management and Disease Prevention (LMDP) track offers an entirely online degree to students who want to provide general nutrition education to the public for health promotion and disease prevention. With this track, you will gain multi-professional perspectives at UAB, as your classes are taught by physician assistants, genetic counselors, Registered Dietitians, and exercise physiologists. Come to UAB – prepare to impact the health of communities.
The MS in Nutrition Sciences - Research Track focuses on lab techniques for basic research applications. You will learn from internationally recognized experts in the areas of weight loss, exercise science, clinical research and more. The Department of Nutrition Sciences has 2 NIH-funded centers, the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Diabetes Research Center, and a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Come to UAB. Learn from internationally renowned researchers.
The MS/DI Clinical Track offers you a one-year combined Master of Science degree from the Department of Nutrition Sciences that enables you to sit for the national exam to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). In only 12 months, you will be ready for a career in healthcare, wellness and food system operations. This accredited program is offered on-campus or off-campus and it combines supervised clinical practice with online graduate coursework. Come to UAB – everything you need is waiting for you.