Food Science and Nutrition (Ph.D.) – Nutrition Specialization


The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition is actively involved in a wide range of research activities that all revolve around our central mission, to illuminate the role of food and nutrition in the health of society.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Food Science and Nutrition — Nutrition Specialization

Areas of Study

The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with specialization in Nutrition includes work in advanced nutrition science, supporting basic and applied sciences and the communication of nutrition principles in the community. Ultimately this area focuses on the relationship between nutrition and health.

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid