Framingham State campus

The Master of Science (M.S.) concentration in Food and Nutrition, specialization in Nutrition Science requires a core of advanced study that integrates nutrition science, biochemistry and research with applied nutrition and dietetics. The specialization in Nutrition Science and Informatics is designed for:

  • the Registered Dietitian
  • those who have a current Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) Verification Statement indicating completion of Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) requirements
  • those who wish to fulfill the academic requirements (DPD) for becoming a Registered Dietitian. (See “Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Registration Information” concerning the supervised practice requirement.) This specialization combines advanced study of nutrition science and nutrition informatics with the development of skills to  incorporate emerging technologies and informatics in nutrition education and practice.  

Coordinator and Advisor: Dr. Suzanne Neubauer, Food and Nutrition


  1. Requirements are accurate to date. However, the University reserves the right to change requirements in the future, and will notify applicants should any changes be made.
  2. Refer to appropriate catalog for Degree Requirements for prior years.

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220