Online Master's in Nutrition Courses

The Human Nutrition Program consists of foundational courses in human physiology and biochemistry which expand into in-depth learnings on macro and micronutrients, biochemical individuality, human development, functional assessment, and nutritional therapeutics. An integrative and holistic perspective is interwoven with an evidence-based approach to assessing and counseling a client. Take Master's in Nutrition online courses without having to leave your home, with the Nutrition MS program at University of Bridgeport.

Graduate Level Prerequisites

Depending on your undergraduate background, you may be required to take up to 9 credits of graduate level prerequisites listed below. All prerequisites are offered through UB and can be completed in one term.

NUTR 560 N Anatomy & Physiology (4 credits)
NUTR 560 U Intro to Biochemistry (3 credits)
NUTR 560 V Nutrition Fundamentals (2 credits)

Core Curriculum

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Approximately 2 months after completion of course work

Joint Programs

Doctor of Chiropractic DC / MS Nutrition Dual Degree

The joint program allows Chiropractic students to pursue the MS in Nutrition while they are working on the DC degree.


  • Student must be in good academic standing and have a QPR of 2.75 or greater
  • Completion of chiropractic studies 4th semester
  • Apply to MS program 4th semester of UBSC
  • Recommendation of UBSC Director or Associate Director

Advanced Standing for PA students

University of Bridgeport Physician Assistant students have the opportunity to earn advanced standing in the MS in Nutrition program for several PA courses. The required core courses in the Nutrition program will be taken after completion of PA program.

View all courses offered and read full course descriptions in our online course catalog system.

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