Masters in Nutrition and Metabolism
1 year | full-time
2 years | full-time or part-time
boston university medical campus
Reasons to Choose the Nutrition and Metabolism Program
Housed in Boston University School of Medicine’s Graduate Medical Sciences: The BU Medical Campus which houses the Graduate School, Medical School, Boston Medical Center, and the Goldman School of Dental Medicine provides a diverse campus for both academic and professional growth for pre-medical, pre-dental, and pre-doctoral students.
Boston: Located in the vibrant city of Boston, rich in history, art, sports, medicine and education
Rigorous, graduate-level curriculum: Students take a rigorous 32 credit curriculum (28 course credits and a minimum of 4 research credits) and conduct original research under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students write and defend their thesis and have the opportunity to co-author scientific papers.
Strong Advising, Career Mentoring: Whether the masters degree is a stepping stone for admission to medical or dental school, a doctoral program or direct entry into the work force, each student is fully supported in their goals
Program Flexibility: Program is flexible and can be completed in 1–2 years, depending on research and learning goals and can be started in either the fall or spring semester. Part-time options are also available.
- Research scientist in industry (biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food science or nutraceutical industries), medical, academia, or the public sector
- Laboratory / project management, product management, research analyst
- Medical writer, scientific writer
- Project Manager/Director or Coordinator for nutrition-related clinical or epidemiologic studies
- Research or program management for government, non-profit, or community-based health and wellness programs