Our Graduate Programs


M.S. in Nutrition & Metabolism

  • 32-credit program with 28 course credits and 4 research credits
  • Minimum duration: 12 months (with 2 summer terms)
  • 1.5-2 years may be advisable depending on academic goals
  • Defended research thesis is required

Ph.D. in Nutrition & Metabolism

  • 64-credit program if entering with bachelor’s degree
  • 32-credit program if entering with master’s degree
  • Average duration: 5 years
  • Defended research dissertation is required

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For Graduate Nutrition & Metabolism  program questions:
Lynn L. Moore, Director: llmoore@bu.edu