Our dynamic graduate program prepares and trains students for rewarding careers in academia, industry, government, or community research.

Our Graduate Program Faculty have a variety of research projects related to health, nutrition, disease prevention, and exercise science.

Graduate students may earn a M.S. or a Ph.D. with an emphasis in:

The department offers a M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics degree for students wishing to seek the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credential. In addition, HNFE offers a B.S. / M.S. option for advanced undergraduate students.

Graduate School

Madlyn Frisard, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director

Lisa Jones
Graduate Program Coordinator

For more information, contact HNFEGrads@vt.edu or call 540-231-5549.