CUNY Queens College – MS Degree

CUNY Queens College

Degree Offered: Master of Science (MS) in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences – Nutrition Specialization

Program Summary:

  • Offers a sequence of courses that enhance the clinical background of dietitians and nutritionists who work with clients in hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinics, community programs, schools, wellness programs, and governmental and privately funded programs.
  • Offers opportunities for in-depth study through didactic learning and hands-on clinical and field experience
  • Prepares students for careers in nutrition in a wide variety of corporate, hospital, media and community centers
  • Prepares students to pursue advanced study in nutrition
  • For more information, visit the CUNY Queens College website or reach out directly to Ashima Kant at

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CUNY Queens College (Master of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences – Nutrition Specialization) – 24 Month Program Schedule

Semester Course Title Credits
Fall I FNES 717

FNES 702

FNES 770

FNES 763

Geriatric Nutrition

Statistical Methods in FNES

Advanced Community Nutrition

Nutritional Pathophysiology





Spring I FNES 762

FNES 796

FNES 768

(e.g. FNES 711)

Advanced Counseling

Research Methods

Advanced Nutrition Elective (e.g. Contemporary Issues in FNES)





Summer No classes
Fall II

NutraCo DI begins

FNES 767

(e.g. FNES 711 – different topic)

Advanced Diet Therapy




Spring II

NutraCo DI continues

FNES 797 or elective plus comprehensive exam Research Project in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences or comprehensive exam plus 3 credits elective 3

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Accreditation Information

NutraCo Dietetic Internship is currently granted full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics