Easy to Apply - Apply With Any Undergraduate Degree  Flexible Curriculum - Choose From Two Unique Concentrations

Our Program

UW-Stout’s Master of Science in Food and Nutritional Sciences offers two concentrations to students with a related or unrelated bachelor's degree and an interest in food safety, food product development, nutrition, and health. Both concentrations offer exceptional value, ease of completion and an applied research track to professional positions with competitive salaries. 

Scholarships are available for both concentrations including scholarships specifically for international students. Our unique program offers undergraduate dual enrollment courses supporting programs accredited either by the Institute of Food Technologists or the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Our Concentrations

The Food Science and Technology concentration prepares you for a career in food science, food product development, processing technologies, and management of quality assurance while providing:

  • Graduate co-ops/internships leading to positions in demand in geographic area
  • Opportunities for applied research, sensory evaluation, and independent studies on real industry problems
  • Small student-to-faculty ratio providing ready access to professors with a broad range of food expertise

The Human Nutritional Science concentration prepares you for positions in public health, food management, medical facilities, wellness, education, and dietetics while offering:

  • Dual enrollment for undergraduate and graduate courses meeting dietetic competencies and MS degree requirements at the same time
  • An accredited dietetic internship requiring the MS degree completion
  • Mentoring by MS program alumni as dietetic internship preceptors and job supervisors illustrating regional demand

Related Majors

 Food Science and Technology concentration:
 Human Nutritional Science concentration:

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  Eun Joo Lee
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