IX. Graduate Programs

Family Relations and Applied Nutrition

The Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition offers MSc and PhD level graduate study in three fields:

  • Applied Human Nutrition (MSc, PhD)

  • Family Relations and Human Development (MSc, PhD)

  • Couple and Family Therapy (MSc)

An accredited Master of Applied Nutrition (MAN) professional degree program is also offered. The inter-disciplinary faculty in the department have expertise in psychology, sociology, sexuality, adult development, education, social work, culture, family therapy, nutrition and physical activity. The overarching theme of the work in the department is enhancing lives through science and practice. The faculty share a common interest in expanding and applying knowledge about family relations and human development, especially in relation to the social, emotional, psychological, nutritional, and economic well-being of families across the life cycle. Please see the department website. Graduate programs with an emphasis on nutrition and metabolism are available in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences; those with an emphasis on animal nutrition are available in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science.

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1