Graduate Programs

Th''e Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition offers both Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degree programs in two areas: Food Science and Human Nutrition.

The department also offers a Dietetic Internship Program combined with a Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.  This Plan-B practice-based program with online coursework prepares our graduates to become dietitians in state-of-the-art practice, within diverse and challenging healthcare, food service and entrepreneurial positions. To qualify, applicants must have a Verification Statement from an accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics.

The department’s Institute for Food Laws and Regulations offers two entirely online, graduate-level certificate programs: a Certificate in International Food Law and a Certificate in United States Food Law.

Requirements for our graduate programs are listed in the FSHN Graduate Handbook 2022.

Prospective Graduate Students:

Current Graduate Students:

FSHN Teaching Assistant Positions for 2022-2023-have been filled for this time period.



For additional information, please contact:

Marcia Hardaker, Graduate Studies Office
Dept of Food Science & Human Nutrition
G. M. Trout FSHN Building
469 Wilson Road, Room 106
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 353-3323
Fax: (517) 353-8963