2020 Most Affordable Master's in Nutrition Online

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This list highlights 24 schools, all of which offer affordable online master's in nutrition programs. University of Central Arkansas, the #1 option, charges only $4,875 per year. In the #2 spot is University of Central Missouri, offering a Master of Science in Nutrition for $5,488 per academic year. Classes for this program include Dietary Supplements, Geriatric Nutrition, Macronutrients, Micronutrients, Nutrition Across the Lifespan, and Statistics in Kinesiology.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $4,875
# 2 #2 $5,488
# 3 #3 $6,256
# 4 #4 $6,300
# 5 #5 $6,436
# 6 #6 $7,920
# 7 #7 $8,249
# 8 #8 $8,264
# 9 #9 $8,313
# 10 #10 $8,445
# 11 #11 $8,512
# 12 #12 $8,613
# 13 #13 $8,649
# 14 #14 $9,015
# 15 #15 $9,061
# 16 #16 $9,431
# 17 #17 $9,600
# 18 #18 $9,750
# 19 #19 $9,780
# 20 #20 $9,840
# 21 #21 $10,170
# 22 #22 $10,192
# 23 #23 $10,289
# 24 #24 $10,336
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  • Annual Tuition: $4,875
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,752
  • Example Classes: Current Issues in Family and Consumer Sciences; Evidence-Based Research in Nutrition; Readings in Adult Development and Aging; Readings in Child Development

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences - Nutrition and Foods (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences - Nutrition and Foods (Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Nutrition - Non-Thesis Option
  • Master of Science in Nutrition - Thesis Option
  • Annual Tuition: $5,488
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,187
  • Example Classes: Dietary Supplements; Geriatric Nutrition; Macronutrients; Micronutrients; Nutrition Across the Lifespan; Statistics in Kinesiology

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition
  • Master of Science in Nutrition - Clinical Nutrition (Non-Thesis)
  • Master of Science in Nutrition - Clinical Nutrition (Thesis)
  • Annual Tuition: $6,256
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,252
  • Example Classes: Diabetes and Nutrition Management; Food Security; Maternal and Child Nutrition; Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Diseases; Nutritional Supplements & Ergonomic Aids; Obesity Management for the Clinical Practitioner

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Annual Tuition: $6,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,362
  • Example Classes: Childhood Obesity; Epidemiology; Maternal and Infant Nutrition; Metabolism of Energy Nutrients; Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease; Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Human Nutrition
  • MS in Human Nutrition - Clinical
  • MS in Human Nutrition - Community
  • MS in Human Nutrition - Generalist
  • Annual Tuition: $6,436
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,514
  • Example Classes: Leadership Development in Nutrition and Dietetics; Medical Nutrition Therapy; Nutrition Education Throughout the Life Cycle; Principles of Nutrition Education and Behavior; Research Methodologies in Nutrition and Dietetics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics - Nutrition Education
  • Annual Tuition: $7,920
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,879
  • Example Classes: Eating Disorders; Nutrition in Aging; Nutrition in Pregnancy & Infancy; Sports Nutrition; Vitamins and Minerals; Weight Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition
  • Annual Tuition: $8,249
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,193
  • Example Classes: Advanced Nutrition Counseling; Advanced Public Health Nutrition; Nutrition and Dietetics Research; Nutrition Education and Counseling; Nutritional Epidemiology; Sociocultural Influences on Nutrition

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics - Dietetics Professional Studies
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics - Global Health
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics - Healthcare Informatics
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics - Nutritional Sciences
  • Annual Tuition: $8,264
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,589
  • Example Classes: Child Nutrition Program Management; Financial Management in Child Nutrition Programs; Food and Nutrition Public Policy; Food Production Management in Child Nutrition; The Nutrition of Children

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Systems - Dietetics Practice
  • Annual Tuition: $8,313
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,484
  • Example Classes: Career Skills in Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion; Nutritional Biochemistry of Food; Prevention and Control of Disease; Social-Cultural Aspect of Food; Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Food Science, Nutrition, & Health Promotion
  • Master of Science in Food Science, Nutrition, & Health Promotion - Health Promotion
  • Annual Tuition: $8,445
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,039
  • Example Classes: Fermented Foods & Probiotics; Food Preservation; Food Safety and Quality Control; Nutrient Changes in the Food System; Organic & Natural Foods; Utilization of Aquatic Food Resources

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Food Science & Human Nutrition
  • Annual Tuition: $8,512
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 21,361
  • Example Classes: Evidenced-Based Nutrition; Pediatric Nutrition; Policies, Environment and Obesity Prevention; Vegetarian Nutrition

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Medical Nutrition
  • MS in Nutritional Science (Dietetics)
  • Annual Tuition: $8,613
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,352
  • Example Classes: Environmental Scanning and Analysis of Current Issues in Dietetics; Introduction to Statistical Methods for the Sciences; Research Techniques for Foodservice and Hospitality Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Dietetics
  • Master of Science in Dietetics (Non-Thesis)
  • Master of Science in Dietetics (Thesis)
  • Master of Science in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Sensory Sciences
  • Master of Science in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Sensory Sciences - Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
  • Master of Science in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Sensory Sciences (Coursework Only)
  • Annual Tuition: $8,649
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,094
  • Example Classes: Dietary and Herbal Supplements; Motivational Interviewing in Public Health Settings; Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Health and Disease; Nutrition in Sports and Exercise; Nutritional Biochemistry; Pediatric Clinical Nutrition

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition (Thesis Option)
  • Annual Tuition: $9,015
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,328
  • Example Classes: Biochemical and Physiological Basis of Nutrition: Macronutrients; Biochemical and Physiological Basis of Nutrition: Micronutrients; Nutrigenomics; Nutrition Counseling; Nutrition Education and Program Planning

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition - Nutrition Education and Counseling
  • Master of Science in Nutrition - Nutrition Science
  • Annual Tuition: $9,061
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,812
  • Example Classes: Food Laws and Regulations; Human Nutrient Metabolism; Minerals; Nutrition in Disease Prevention; Nutrition in the Life Cycle; Vitamins

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.S. in Nutrition - Clinical Nutrition (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.S. in Nutrition - Community Nutrition (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.S. in Nutrition - Hotel and Restaurant Management (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.S. in Nutrition - Nutrition Science (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.S. in Nutrition - Sports Nutrition (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.S. in Nutrition (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Annual Tuition: $9,431
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,371
  • Example Classes: Dietary & Herbal Supplements; Maternal and Child Nutrition; Nutrition & Immunology; Nutrition in Wellness; Nutrition, Health, and Aging; Sports Nutrition

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.S. in Dietetics (Great Plains IDEA)
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 884
  • Example Classes: Advanced Sports Nutrition; Medical Nutrition Therapy III; Nutrigenomics; Nutrition and Cancer; Nutrition, Disease, and the Inflammatory State; Systems Approach to Obesity

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition Sciences
  • Annual Tuition: $9,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 9,944
  • Example Classes: Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy; Advanced Nutrition Metabolism and Disease; Body Composition; Nutrigenomics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Professional Science Master's in Applied Nutrition
  • Annual Tuition: $9,780
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,990
  • Example Classes: Fundamentals of Nutrition Counseling; Organization and Administration of Foodservice; Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Health Sciences
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Health Sciences - Dietetics
  • Annual Tuition: $9,840
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,087
  • Example Classes: Advanced Medical Nutrition; Applied Nutrition for Physical Activity & Disease Prevention; Community Interventions for Healthy Lifestyles; Nutrition Assessment and the Nutrition Care Process; Nutrition Counseling & Education; Principles of Food Science Operations and Menu planning

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Nutrition Sciences - Clinical Track: Prior Learning Option
  • MS in Nutrition Sciences - Dietitian Education Program
  • MS in Nutrition Sciences - Lifestyle Management and Disease Prevention
  • Annual Tuition: $10,170
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 497
  • Example Classes: Advanced Nutrition Therapy; Applied Health Statistics; Current Issues in Dietetics; Nutrition-Focused Physical Assessment; Population Health; Service Learning Project

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Annual Tuition: $10,192
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,235
  • Example Classes: Advanced Clinical Nutrition; Advanced Nutritional Assessment; Macronutrients; Micronutrients; Nutritional Epidemiology; Research Methods and Biostatistics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (Course Work)
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (Internship)
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (Thesis)
  • Annual Tuition: $10,289
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,960
  • Example Classes: Maternal & Child Nutrition; Nutrition & Human Behavior; Nutrition Education K-12; Nutrition in Health, Fitness, and Performance; Public Health Nutrition; Vegetarian Nutrition and Cuisine

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Community Nutrition
  • Master of Science in Community Nutrition - Dietetic Internship
  • Annual Tuition: $10,336
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,398
  • Example Classes: Community Nutrition; Dietetics Clinical Training Primer; Leadership and Management in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics; Medical Nutrition Therapy II; Nutrition for the Aging Adult; Research and Writing for Nutrition Professionals

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition
  • Master of Science in Nutrition - Dietetic Internship
  • Master of Science in Nutrition - Non-Internship