MS in Nutrition and Food Science

Graduate Program Coordinator: Dr. Shahla Wunderlich
Office: University Hall, Room 4018
Phone: (973) 655-4373

Department Administrator: Ann Schurmann, MPH
Office: University Hall, Room 4159
Phone: (973) 655-7681


The graduate program in Nutrition and Food Science provides students with in-depth study of nutrition science, nutrition education, food and nutrition issues, food regulations and compliance and nutrition counseling. It prepares professionals for careers in nutrition and wellness, allied health services, education and research, food and nutrition administration, government agencies, hospitals, food industries, food production, food safety and regulations, and food and nutrition management.

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Nutrition & Food Science Graduate Programs Brochure
The graduate programs in Nutrition and Food Science at Montclair State University prepare students for a variety of careers in nutrition, food science and food management.  Our programs are unique in that they offer a hybrid approach with strong emphasis on both nutrition and food science, and provide students with learning opportunities in applied nutrition, food management and food science.

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Please note: Completion of the MS in Nutrition and Food Science Program does not make students directly eligible for Dietetic Internships, required for national Registration Examination to become a Registered Dietitian (RD).  To learn more about how to become an RD please visit: and Post-Baccalaureate Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Certificate.