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Nutritional Sciences

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Welcome from the Chair

The Department of Nutritional Sciences offer a very vibrant environment that is specifically cultivated to facilitate learning in many forms. Learning in and outside the classroom and by strong research environment is strategically encouraged by creating opportunities and by committing resources. Read More »

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Undergraduate Degrees in Nutritional Sciences

The Nutritional Sciences program offers four degrees for students who have an interest in food and nutrition.

Graduate Degrees in Nutritional Sciences

The Department of Nutritional Sciences offers a Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in Nutritional Sciences.

An online Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition and Dietetics degree is available for Registered Dietitians.

Dietetic Internship

The Texas Tech Nutritional Sciences Program (NS) offers a Dietetic Internship Program with an optional Master of Science (MS) degree. The Dietetic Internship is a 15 month program, consisting of 1248 hours of supervised practice. Our program has a concentration in Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT).

Experienced Faculty

The Nutritional Sciences Department faculty helps students to engage in scientific discoveries and provides evidence based learning opportunities. We have experts in the areas of basic, clinical and community nutrition. They are specialists and conduct innovative research on varied topics like obesity, diabetes, inflammation, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, nano-medicine, sports nutrition, nutrigenomics and behavioral medicine. Our faculty are highly productive and have won several university, national and international recognition for their dedication in teaching and productivity in research.


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Nutritional Sciences