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Idaho State University

Master in Nutrition

Our Mission

Equip RDNs with the advanced knowledge required to meet professional standards and better leverage the emerging paradigm shift that focuses on patient outcomes and accountable care funding models

Discounted Tuition for Residents of Western States

Through the Non-Resident Tuition Waivers (NRTW) residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming are eligible to enroll in the ISU MS Nutrition program at the resident tuition rate.

To apply for the NRTW tuition rate, contact the ISU Graduate School and let them know you are a WICHE WRGP applicant. Note: NRTW students must fulfill all the usual requirements of the department and institution concerned, and meet all admission deadlines.


The Master of Science (MS) in Nutrition from Idaho State University is designed primarily for practicing RDNs interested in the overlap of nutrition and public health. This flexible program may be completed either as a part-time or full-time student. 

The ISU MS in Nutrition degree provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to further your passion to improve the lives of others by promoting evidence-based nutrition interventions. The program prepares graduates with advanced knowledge and skills to:

  • Help individuals make behavioral changes to improve their health outcomes
  • Spur systemic behavioral changes at the community and population levels
  • Address major public health issues across the life span, including but not limited to, obesity, diabetes, and chronic disease

Program Overview

Program Goals

Degree Plan and Schedule

MS Nutrition Calendar

Financial Information