Food Science and Human Nutrition, M.Sc.

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University rank #401 (ARWU) , WY,
An interdisciplinary program in Food Science/Human Nutrition leading to a Master of Science degree is available within the College of Agriculture. Cooperating curricula include Food Science and Human Nutrition from the Departments of Animal Science and Family and Consumer Sciences.


The program allows a student to pursue graduate studies in areas such as food microbiology, meat science and food chemistry, human nutrition and metabolism, food product development, and community nutrition. Entering students will choose research programs and will work with faculty members from the appropriate curricula.

The Departments are housed in modern facilities. A meat processing laboratory, sensory evaluation rooms, experimental kitchens, and a variety of modern facilities for research involving small animals and human subjects are available in the buildings.

Major laboratory instruments including high performance liquid chromatographs, electrophoresis equipment, densitometers, gas chromatographs, ultracentrifuges, scintillation counters, differential scanning calorimeters and histological equipment as well as computer terminals are available in each building.

Other major equipment items at the University of Wyoming include transmission and scanning electron microscopes, mass spectrophotometers, oligopeptide synthesizers, amino acid sequencers, atomic absorption spectrophotometers, and physiographs.


The University of Wyoming has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission continuously since 1923. Following the completion of its self-study, the University hosted its last Higher Learning Commission site review team and received continued accreditation in 2009-2010. The University’s next scheduled comprehensive review from the Higher Learning Commission will be in 2019-2020.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Nutritional Aspects of Proteins and Amino Acids
  • Carbohydrate and Ethanol Metabolism
  • Lipids II
  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Therapeutic Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Weight Control
  • Experimental Foods
  • Sensory Analysis of Food
  • Principles of Mammalian Reproduction
  • Lipid Metabolism

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Undergraduate GPA greater than 3.0, preferred
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Participate in an interview, either on-campus (preferred) or by telephone (the MBA Programs office will call international applicants)
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended. Transcripts should be sent directly to the MBA Program Office.
  • A narrative statement of research interests and career goals
It is recommended that entering students have strong background in the biological sciences. Students may be required to complete certain course work in this general area if not previously acquired. All students must fulfill requirements of the University Graduate School. A minimum of thirty credit hours in graduate level courses including four thesis credit hours are required.

Tuition Fee

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    14880 USD/year
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    3720 USD/year
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  • Tuition fee per 9 credits, per semester


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