This Bastyr University California program prepares leaders in whole-food nutrition education. They have the skills to translate nutrition science into meaningful, accessible information in diverse fields. Length of program: 2 years, full time.
Campus: San Diego, California
Have you thought about how you can turn your passion for food and nutrition into a meaningful, successful profession? As a student in Bastyr’s Master of Science in Nutrition for Wellness (MSNW) program, you’ll gain a scientific foundation for understanding the vast world of nutrition. You’ll learn how to evaluate new information and develop tools to educate groups in simple ways that transform lives.
Graduates of the MSNW program are prepared to serve as leaders in whole-food nutrition education. They have the skills to translate nutrition science into meaningful, accessible information in diverse fields.
San Diego, California Campus
Located in sunny San Diego, Bastyr’s idyllic California campus is perfectly situated to provide students with endless opportunities for healthy living and a world-class educational experience. Our San Diego campus is just 15 miles north of downtown and sits just a short drive away from the stunning coastal wilderness of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve.
Bastyr’s California campus offers many of the same state-of-the-art facilities and clinical experiences as our Seattle location. Additionally, Bastyr students benefit from exposure to the life science industry and integrative health community of San Diego — resulting in robust research and career opportunities.
2 years, full-time
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Students in the Master of Science in Nutrition for Wellness program are equipped with a holistic understanding of mind-body-spirit health and the ability to draw connections between food, exercise science and health psychology. Reference our curriculum table for the number of credits per course and course hours each week.
The curriculum includes a capstone project that models the type of program graduates would develop in their careers — such as a workplace wellness program, grocery store consumer education program or a school-based cooking class series. Expected learning outcomes of graduates can be found in the course catalog.
Contact an advisor to learn more about the Master of Science in Nutrition for Wellness program.
Reference our curriculum table for full prerequisites. To learn which classes fulfill these prerequisites, use our course equivalency guide.
A full course outline can be found in the Master of Science in Nutrition for Wellness program description of the Academic Catalog.