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Nutritional Sciences

The University of Arizona

48 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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The Nutritional Sciences program from University of Arizona is leading the way in cutting-edge research into diverse areas of human health, from variables affecting body composition, to nutrigenomics and precision nutrition, to cancer prevention. 

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Key Features

Our interdisciplinary faculty hold appointments in the College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Public Health, as well as research centers of excellence including the Arizona Cancer Center, Steele Memorial Children’s Research Center, Arthritis Center, Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, Sarver Heart Center, Center on Aging, BIO5 - Institute for Collaborative Bioresearch and Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease Prevention and Treatment.

Students of the Nutritional Sciences program from University of Arizona can select a mentor from among 31 faculty membersrepresenting multipe disciplines. Read more on faculty and joint appointed faculty research interests.

Graduate research projects reinforce strategic linkages between basic, translational and applied nutrition research. Read more on the research strengths of NSc.

At the University of Arizona, the Department of Nutritional Sciences is a leader in providing an outstanding graduate program that advances the discovery and translation of the role of nutrition in optimizing health for people in Arizona, the nation and the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics for Applied Nutritional Sciences 
  • Metabolism and Energetics 
  • Nutrition and Disease 
  • Micronutrients
  • Advanced Nutrigenomics 
  • Laboratory Rotation 
  • Emergencing Topics  in Nutritional Sciences 
  • Communicating Nutritional Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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63 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One semester of Organic Chemistry (3 units) with laboratory (1 unit), equivalent to Chem 241 A or B and Chem 243 A or B
  • One year (minimum 6 units) of upper division Biochemistry (junior or senior level)
  • One year (6 units) of Biology, equivalent to BIO 181R and 182R (Microbiology can count toward one semester of this requirement)
  • One year (minimum 4- 6 units) of Human Physiology, equivalent to PSIO 380 or PSIO 201 and 202
  • One semester (3 units) of upper division, undergraduate Nutrition Science, equivalent to NSC 408 Nutritional Biology

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mexico City

9624 - 15741 MXN /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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