Online Master of Science Degree in Nutrition & Human Performance

With curriculum blending research and sound clinical applications, graduates of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance Program will learn to analyze diet and health status, assess nutrition deficiencies as well as food allergies and offers patients evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle recommendations. This program is offered entirely online.

Logan enhances students' knowledge by integrating fundamentals of nutritional biochemistry, metabolism, health and wellness with research methods used in nutrition. Graduates find careers in public health programs, education, nutrition and health communication, consulting and nutrition-related businesses in private and public sectors.

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Learn about the MSN Intern Scholarship available to students who apply and complete an internship at one of Logan's community health centers.

Graduates are Prepared to: 

Assess and design nutritional plans to maximize human performance. 
Manage nutrition programs and content of health and corporate wellness programs.
Assess, diagnose and manage health and performance related nutrition issues in clinical, performance, and university settings. 
Provide clinical nutrition expertise as an integral member of a team-based healthcare system. 

Certification Opportunities:

Logan’s Nutrition and Human Performance graduates are qualified to sit for independent certification exams. Students should contact their local state Board of Health to determine which of these may be recognized for practice in their state and any other state licensing, registration or certification requirements, as they are subject to change.

Health Education concentration students would be able to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam offered through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).

Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) through the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB). The Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB) provides professional training, examining, and certifying for alternative or complimentary medical, clinical nutrition and health care organizations, in addition to specialty credentialing programs and state license/certification exams. Non-chiropractic students interested in taking the CCN exam should review the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB) website for the CCN exam core science coursework eligibility requirements.

Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) through the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). The CISSN is the premier certification in the field of sports nutrition and supplementation.

Professionals with CCN or CISSN certifications include: 

- Health and Wellness 
- Educators 

- Sports Nutritionists
- Fitness Professionals
- Strength & Conditioning Professionals

MS/DC Only
Graduates can qualify to sit for the Diplomate in Nutrition hosted by the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition.


The online learning option for nutrition and human performance enhancement provides the experience, training and confidence to analyze diet and health status; assess nutritional deficiencies and food allergies; and offer patients evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle recommendations.

The “anytime, anywhere” model of distance education affords students the time and flexibility to complete their education on their own schedules. 

For questions regarding online course regulations, please view your state's local listings.

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  • Concurrent MS/DC Degree Program

    The dual-degree educational pathway allows students entering the Doctor of Chiropractic Program to complete a portion of their Master’s Degree requirements while completing their doctoral studies.

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