Public Health Organization Ranks FSU’s Food and Nutrition Graduate Degrees in the Top 10 Nationally

Public Health Organization Ranks FSU’s Food and Nutrition Graduate Degrees in the Top 10 Nationally

Jul 14, 2015

Framingham State University’s Master of Science programs in Food and Nutrition are ranked 10th nationally by Public Health Online, an organization dedicated to providing students, parents and general readers with accurate and expert-driven information and resources about public health topics, careers, and the post-secondary educational landscape.

“This recognition is a testament to the outstanding work of our faculty who oversee the University’s food and nutrition programs,” says Yaser Najjar, Dean of Graduate Studies at FSU. “All of Framingham State’s graduate programs offer tremendous value by combining great teaching with affordable tuition costs.”

Public Health Online reviewed master’s degree programs throughout the country and based their rankings on a number of factors including in-state tuition; number of concentrations and programs available in the subject; academic and career counseling services; job placement services for graduates, and Public Health Online’s Peer-Based Value.

The description of FSU’s program states, “The program boasts small class sizes and a high pass rate for students who take the registration exam for dieticians. Students may work toward becoming a registered dietician while they pursue their MS through a coordinated program.”

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FSU offers affordable graduate degrees in Food and Nutrition, with specializations in Food Science and Nutrition Science; Nutrition Science and Informatics; and a Coordinated Program in Dietetics.

To view all of the University’s Graduate Programs, visit

About Framingham State University

Framingham State University was founded in 1839 as the nation’s first public university for the education of teachers. Since that time, it has evolved into a vibrant, comprehensive liberal arts institution offering small, personalized classes on a beautiful New England campus. Today, the University enrolls more than 6,000 students with 58 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences and professional fields. As a State College and University (SCU), Framingham State prides itself on quality academic programs, affordability, and commitment to access for all qualified students.