Applicants are encouraged to list research interests and preferred Faculty Supervisors in their application, to facilitate the matching process.
Please review the admission requirements for each program stream carefully to see if you are eligible to apply – Admissions page .
Students have the opportunity to contribute research findings to their profession and strengthen their research skills.
Please note: Applicants are not responsible to find a Faculty Supervisor before applying to the MSc FN program.
The MS in Nutrition along with the dietetic internship prepares graduates to take the national Registration Examination for Dietitians and apply for a license to practice through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians. If you are a resident of another state, contact our department to determine whether our program fulfills requirements to apply for licensure in your home state.
Texas Woman's Nutrition and Food Sciences offers this highly competitive year-long internship focusing on medical nutrition therapy for students in the MS in Nutrition and MS in Exercise and Sports Nutrition programs.Faculty and staff within the School of Food and Nutritional Sciences are passionate about providing an invigorating learning environment, where students become empowered to pursue leadership and research opportunities in their future careers.This program prepares graduates for fulfilling careers in research with organizations such as private corporations, government agencies, health charities, research management agencies, medical institutions, and in academia.The tuition fee for Fall 2018 were ,944.56/term (Canadian Graduates) and ,179.56/term (International Graduates). The tuition fees are set by the Board of Governors of Western University and are subject to change every year.MSc Foods and Nutrition Awards and Bursaries Option Two: The Internship Stream is for applicants who would like to become Registered Dietitians in Canada.MSc Foods and Nutrition Awards and Bursaries “I think it’s a wonderful experience to get that hands-on training from experts in the Dietetic community, and so far everyone that I’ve had as a preceptor has been extremely supportive, willing to share their knowledge, and expertise and really encourage me as I make my way to becoming a dietitian.” Our graduates have been accepted into Ph D programs at institutions such as the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in England, The University of Guelph (Ontario) and The University of Western Ontario.They have the advanced credentials needed to meet the increasingly complex requirements of institutional settings and client services.MSc FN Tuition fees can be found on Western University’s, The Office of the Registrars website at: fee schedule is organized by term.You need to select “Graduate Canadian” for local students or “Graduate International” for International students. Look for “foods and nutrition” to be listed above the tuition chart.It is expected that on weekdays when classes are not scheduled that students will be available for dedicated research and group course work.Fall term: Thesis (completed over the full 6 terms of the program – 2 Years) Students have the opportunity to pursue a research topic in an area of interest, within the disciplines of Brescia’s respected and diverse Faculty Supervisors.