DNS Faculty

Nutritional Sciences Graduate Program: M.S. Degree Admissions

Who should complete this degree?

The M.S. program is designed for students who have completed an undergraduate degree, with the following prerequisites.

The track prerequisites are:

  • Human Nutrition Evidence: successful completion of training in biochemistry and preferably a basic human nutrition course
  • Global Food Systems for Health: intermediate micro- and macroeconomics, two of statistics and two semesters of econometrics or advanced statistical methods. Successful completion of training in biochemistry and preferably a basic human nutrition course.
  • Dietetics: DPD program and Cornell DI
  • Individualized: successful completion of training in biochemistry and preferably a basic human nutrition course

How do I apply for this degree program?

Admission Procedures Common to MS and PhD degrees
Applicants should use the online interactive application form provided by the Graduate School to apply for admission to either the MS or the PhD degree programs, and follow its instructions for the submission of transcripts and letters of reference.

The 2017/18 tuition rate for the M.S. Program is $34,444.  This rate is subject to increases in subsequent academic years, as set by the Cornell Board of Trustees.  These future annual increases are generally, but not exclusively, in the 3 to 4 percent range.

Please use the following links for more information about the M.S. program: