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Master’s Degrees in Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services

1,446 Yearly Graduations
$45,100 Median Salary
$38,665 Median Debt
There are 81 schools in the United States where you can get your master's degree in nutrition. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 19% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 5.1% of nutrition graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Nutrition Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,446 master's degrees were awarded to nutrition majors. This makes it the 9th most popular master's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nutrition at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,881
Master’s Degree 1,446
Graduate Certificate 825
Associate’s Degree 395
Basic Certificate 239
Undergraduate Certificate 61
Doctor’s Degree 30

Earnings of Nutrition Majors With Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in nutrition is $45,100. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $40,600 to a high of $48,875.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in nutrition is $38,665. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $48,748 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $25,901.

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The median monthly payment of a nutrition graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $451.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in nutrition. About 88.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 164
Women 1,282
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Nutrition

The racial-ethnic distribution of nutrition master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 57
Black or African American 73
Hispanic or Latino 94
White 970
International Students 74
Other Races/Ethnicities 178
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nutrition Master's Degree Students

There are 81 colleges that offer a master’s degree in nutrition. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Logan University

Chesterfield, Missouri
152 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Logan University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for nutrition majors who are seeking their master's degree. Roughly 1,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,900 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 152 master's degrees were handed out to nutrition majors at Logan University. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 83% were women.

141 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their master's degree is Maryland University of Integrative Health. Each year, around 800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 141 people received their master's degree in nutrition from MUIH. Around 26% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 93% were women.

#3

University of Western States

Portland, Oregon
109 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Western States comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in nutrition. Each year, around 1,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nutrition program at University of Western States awarded 109 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 90% were women and 16% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

New York Chiropractic College

Seneca Falls, New York
78 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their master's degree is New York Chiropractic College. Each year, around 800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 78 master's degrees were handed out to nutrition majors at New York Chiropractic College. About 77% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

63 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

National University of Natural Medicine is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in nutrition. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,397 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,837 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 63 master's degrees were handed out to nutrition majors at NUNM. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 94% were women.

#6

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, California
47 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their master's degree is Loma Linda University. Roughly 4,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,680 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $26,880 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 47 master's degrees were handed out to nutrition majors at Loma Linda University. About 83% of this group were women, and 64% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

45 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida International University comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in nutrition. Each year, around 58,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,721 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,912 per year.

The nutrition program at Florida International University awarded 45 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 84% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
41 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Saint Louis University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in nutrition. Roughly 12,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,700 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,880 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 people received their master's degree in nutrition from SLU. Of these students, 88% were women and 7% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
35 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Rhode Island. Each year, around 17,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,590 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,734 per year.

The nutrition program at University of Rhode Island awarded 35 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 89% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama
34 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Alabama at Birmingham is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in nutrition. Roughly 22,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,568 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,100 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 people received their master's degree in nutrition from UAB. Of these students, 91% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

D'Youville College

Buffalo, New York
32 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

D'Youville College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in nutrition. Roughly 3,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $27,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,892 per year.

The nutrition program at D'Youville College awarded 32 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 81% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
28 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Illinois at Chicago is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in nutrition. Each year, around 32,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,924 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,276 per year.

The nutrition program at University of Illinois at Chicago awarded 28 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 89% of this group were women, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Marywood University

Scranton, Pennsylvania
28 Yearly Graduations
86% Women

The 12th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their master's degree is Marywood University. Roughly 2,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,154 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,888 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their master's degree in nutrition from Marywood.

#14

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana
27 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their master's degree is Ball State University. Each year, around 22,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,358 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,850 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their master's degree in nutrition from Ball State. Around 7% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 93% were women.

#14

Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, Illinois
27 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Eastern Illinois University comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in nutrition. Each year, around 7,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,875 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,356 per year.

The nutrition program at Eastern Illinois University awarded 27 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 89% of this group were women, and 15% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan
25 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Grand Valley State University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in nutrition. Roughly 24,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,180 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,208 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 master's degrees were handed out to nutrition majors at GVSU. About 88% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
23 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stony Brook University comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in nutrition. Each year, around 26,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 people received their master's degree in nutrition from SUNY Stony Brook. Of these students, 87% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Framingham State University

Framingham, Massachusetts
23 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Framingham State University comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in nutrition. Each year, around 5,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $970 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $1,680 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 master's degrees were handed out to nutrition majors at Framingham State. Of these students, 87% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

22 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kent State University at Kent is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in nutrition. Roughly 27,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,602 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,766 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their master's degree in nutrition from Kent State. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#19

University of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee
22 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Memphis. Roughly 21,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,208 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,216 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their master's degree in nutrition from UofM. Of these students, 86% were women and 18% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Nutrition Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Clinical Nutrition 757
Dietetics 516
Other Dietetics & Nutrition Services 173

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nutrition that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 51,213
Public Health 15,589
Health/Medical Admin Services 13,435
Mental & Social Health Services 13,051
Allied Health Professions 10,882

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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