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Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health


The department offers a number of master's and doctoral degree programs.

Master's Degree Programs

Students can earn an M.S. degree from the department or an M.P.H. degree with an emphasis in Public Health Nutrition. In addition, several department faculty members serve as advisors for students wishing to receive their M.S. degree in Food Science.

M.S. Athletic Training (new program)
M.P.H. Public Health Nutrition
M.S. Nutrition, Dietetics and Sensory Sciences - offered on our Manhattan campus and through our Global Campus.

 - Ranked in the top 20 of MS programs nationally

M.S. Dietetics (GPIDEA) - an on-line degree program designed for those with the RD/RDN credential.
M.S. Food Science

Doctoral Degree Programs

The department offers a Ph.D. degree in Human Nutrition as well as in 4 emphasis areas.

Ph.D. Human Nutrition
 - Nutritional Sciences
 - Public Health Nutrition
 - Public Health Physical Activity
 - Sensory Analysis and Consumer Behavior


Why choose K-State?

Our department provides students unsurpassed access to leaders in food and health across the fields of Athletic Training, Dietetics, Nutrition, Obesity, Public Health, and Sensory Analysis.  Moreover, our programs are very flexible (15-20 hours of electives for most programs), which allows students to better individualize their program to meet their academic and professional objectives.  For those interested in conducting research, our faculty are experts in each area, and we have state of the art technology for collecting and analyzing data. We are, also, very unique given our capacity to offer graduate programs through our Global Campus.