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School of Human Nutrition

Welcome to the School of Human Nutrition

Nutrition is the foundation of optimal human health and thriving societies, respectful of harmonious relationships with the environment.

Undergraduate students may choose from one of two undergraduate majors – the Dietetics Major and the Nutrition Major or enroll in the Concurrent Degree/Dual Major and graduate in 4 years having earned both a BSc (Food Science) and a BSc (Nutritional Sciences). The School also offers graduate programs leading to either MSc (Applied), MSc (Thesis) or PhD degrees. A graduate route to Dietetics credentialing is available to eligible graduate students.

Join the next generation of leaders in the nutrition field.

Research Expertise

Research expertise in the School ranges from foundational science to clinical, community and international fields. Research themes include gene/nutrient interactions, Indigenous Peoples’ nutrition and food safety and food security, nutritional status & food security in developing countries, medical nutrition therapy, nutritional interventions to minimize chronic diseases, and clinical applications of nutritional interventions in hospitalized patients.

Our Mission

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Inspire, prepare, and mentor new generations of leaders with fundamental nutrition knowledge and skills for effective application.


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Generate, apply, and disseminate new knowledge and innovative methods for best practices in nutrition in the 21st century.

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Collaborate, translate and promote sharing of knowledge among communities.

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Consult, advise, and advocate to develop on purposeful changes in programs and policies to impact health and society.



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