Masters in Nutrition and Metabolism

1 year | full-time

2 years | full-time or part-time

boston university medical campus


Nutrition and metabolism is a field of biomedical science that applies knowledge of basic biology and chemistry to enhance the understanding of how the body uses energy and nutrients from food, and how this affects health and disease.

  • Prepares students for careers in basic, clinical, translational, and epidemiologic research in academics or industry settings

  • Provides stepping stone for future professional studies in medicine and dentistry (MD, DMD, DO, DVM)

  • Builds a research portfolio towards a doctoral degree in biomedical sciences (PhD, DSc)

  • Provides broad knowledge of biomedical sciences through the interdisciplinary curriculum in physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, clinical nutrition research, and epidemiology.

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