Graduate Program in Nutrition


Online applications are accepted for graduate study in pharmacy at any time during the year. Graduate programs usually begin in September; however, students may also apply to begin their programs in January or May.

Students are encouraged to identify and contact a potential supervising faculty member that fits their research interests prior to application. Current information on faculty and specific research programs can be found on our College website at the following web address:

What graduate degrees are available?

  • Master’s of Science in Nutrition, of approximately 24 months duration
  • Ph.D. in Nutrition, of approximately 4 years duration.

Nutrition Graduate Faculty (Faculty Considering Graduate Students, Including Adjunct Faculty)

Dr. Brian Bandy Nutritional Biochemisty, Bioenergetics
Dr. Shawna Berenbaum Community Nutrition, Nutrition Education, Dietetics
Dr. Carol Henry Nutrition Intervention, Foodservice Administration
Dr. Phyllis Paterson Nutritional Regulation of Antioxidant Defense in Stroke
Dr. Hassan Vatanparast Nutritional Epidemiology, Public Heath, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases
Dr. Susan Whiting Clinical Nutrition, Toxicology, Nutritional Epidemiology, Osteoporosis
Dr. Gordon Zello Metabolism, Clinical Nutrition, Dietary Assessment


Additional Resources


We welcome your inquiries! For more information on graduate programs, please call (306) 966-6327 or e-mail