Applied Human Nutrition (MSc) (PhD)
Graduate Studies in Applied Human Nutrition
The graduate program in Applied Human Nutrition draws on several perspectives in applied human nutrition, including those from the behavioural, biological, and social sciences and spans all age groups in its focus on the role of nutrition in health and well-being.
The AHN faculty have expertise in broad areas, including:
In addition, AHN faculty collaborate in interdisciplinary research with other faculty in the Department and those outside of the Department and University. Expertise is in such fields as:
To determine if your research interests are compatible with those of one or more of the department's graduate faculty please see their research pages, or have a look at the University's graduate programs related to nutrition. We strongly recommend that you contact faculty prior to your application to discuss shared interests and to include these in your statement of research interest.
Please consult the Gradute Calendar for program specifc requirements.
Applied Human Nutrition Career Opportunities
What our Grads are Doing
MSc and doctoral graduates are highly successful in attaining employment in diverse fields. Listed below are just a few of the careers that our graduate students have successfully attained:
Individuals from an applied human nutrition discipline as well as individuals who have non-AHN backgrounds are encouraged to apply to the MSc-AHN and PhD-AHN programs. We welcome students with diverse backgrounds such as applied human nutrition, nutritional sciences, food science, biomedical science, health promotion, psychology, and kinesiology. MSc AHN students must also have taken prior to beginning the MSc program OR will take during the MSc program, undergraduate and/or graduate courses needed to meet foundational knowledge in applied human nutrition. These courses may include, but are not limited to: introductory to human nutrition, human physiology, psychology, communications/counselling, and human development/sociology. These requirements may be in progress at the time of application. Program offices should be consulted for admission deadlines.
If you have questions, please contact Shauna Porter, Graduate Program Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-824-4120 ext. 53968. Please note that email is the best option when possible.