Nutrition and Food Sciences
Are You a Foodie?
If you are passionate about food, TWU's Nutrition and Food Sciences department is the place for you. Learn from faculty members who share your enthusiasm about nutrition, wellness and the food service industry. We have the programs and laboratories to support the career trajectory you want to take in these rapidly-growing fields.
Our classes are scheduled in blocks to help you maximize your time on campus. Hands-on learning opportunities and internships will give you experience that will make your degree even more valuable. We also offer an online master’s degree in nutrition, which is currently ranked No. 12 in the nation by BestColleges.com.
Why Study Nutrition and Food Sciences at TWU?
TWU's Denton campus is located in North Texas, the perfect place to learn about food and nutrition as many of the largest food manufacturing companies have facilities here. TWU's partnerships provide internship and job opportunities with companies such as Ben E. Keith, Frito-Lay North America, Tyson Foods, Valdez Spice and Yum! Brands.
Our Houston campus is based in the heart of Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. Earn your advanced degree in Nutrition while participating in our collaborative programs with Texas Medical Center institutions and community partners in the greater Houston area.
We also offer nutrition programs that you can’t find at other universities:
- Become a highly sought-after executive chef after completing our Culinology® program, the only one in Texas approved by the Research Chefs Association.
- Learn about the business end of the food industry as you earn your bachelor's degree in food and nutrition in business and industry.
- Develop skills as a food flavorist through a master's degree in food science and flavor chemistry.
A degree earned through TWU's Nutrition and Food Sciences department will prepare you for a professional career whether you want to become a sports nutritionist or registered dietitian, earn your certified health education specialist credentials or work in the food industry. For more information, check out our undergraduate degrees and graduate programs.