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Nutrition Schools in Massachusetts

There are six Massachusetts schools offering nutrition programs. 280 students graduated from programs at Massachusetts nutrition schools in 2010. 130 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 86 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

257 students graduate from nutrition programs in Massachusetts, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of nutrition students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 43 students graduated with certificates in nutrition, 86 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 130 with a degree at the master's level, and 21 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Six nutrition schools are located in this northeastern state. Of these, three schools are public, while three schools are private. While tuition at a private nutrition school varies from $32,230 to $41,598, tuition at a public nutrition school varies from $7,065 to $11,917.

Average tuition for programs in nutrition is $21,797. The highest tuition for nutrition programs, which is $41,598 each year, is at Tufts University, while the lowest tuition in Massachusetts, which is $7,065 every year, is at Framingham State University.

Massachusetts nutrition schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Nutrition Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

257 students graduate from nutrition programs in Massachusetts, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of nutrition students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 43 students graduated with certificates in nutrition, 86 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 130 with a degree at the master's level, and 21 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nutrition Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 21
  • Certificate 2007: 18
  • Certificate 2008: 39
  • Certificate 2009: 36
  • Certificate 2010: 43
  • Bachelor 2006: 65
  • Bachelor 2007: 71
  • Bachelor 2008: 79
  • Bachelor 2009: 91
  • Bachelor 2010: 86
  • Master 2006: 96
  • Master 2007: 103
  • Master 2008: 99
  • Master 2009: 108
  • Master 2010: 130
  • Doctorate 2006: 12
  • Doctorate 2007: 12
  • Doctorate 2008: 17
  • Doctorate 2009: 20
  • Doctorate 2010: 21

Nutrition Program Availability in Massachusetts

Schools in Massachusetts offer a total of 18 nutrition programs. Of these programs, close to 38.9% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Nutrition Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 5
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 2

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19020
  • 25th Percentile: 21770
  • Median: 27900
  • 75th Percentile: 35490
  • 90th Percentile: 42010

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36020
  • 25th Percentile: 46990
  • Median: 56670
  • 75th Percentile: 71000
  • 90th Percentile: 86590

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23400
  • Median Salary 2007: 23590
  • Median Salary 2008: 24590
  • Median Salary 2009: 26260
  • Median Salary 2010: 27900
  • Total Employed 2006: 1430
  • Total Employed 2007: 1740
  • Total Employed 2008: 1830
  • Total Employed 2009: 1570
  • Total Employed 2010: 1380

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48270
  • Median Salary 2007: 51870
  • Median Salary 2008: 53680
  • Median Salary 2009: 55980
  • Median Salary 2010: 56670
  • Total Employed 2006: 1880
  • Total Employed 2007: 1840
  • Total Employed 2008: 1700
  • Total Employed 2009: 1610
  • Total Employed 2010: 1670

Massachusetts vs National Nutrition Employment

Massachusetts vs National Nutrition Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 3.941% (3050)

Nutrition Schools in Massachusetts

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1. Massachusetts General Hospital Dietetic Internship

Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114-2696
(617) 726-2589

Massachusetts General Hospital Dietetic Internship, which is near the center of the city, is in Boston, MA and this school offers one nutrition program. Overall, 12 students pursue degrees in one program at this school. MGH is the sixth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering nutrition.

2. Laboure College

2120 Dorchester Ave
Boston, MA 02124-5698
(617) 296-8300

Founded in 1892, Laboure College is a 4-year institution. Laboure, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Boston, MA. Students are offered three certificates, five associates level degrees, and one degree at the bachelors level by this very small school. In 2010, 717 students sought degrees from the five programs at this school. It offers subjects such as healthcare and advanced nursing. This school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

3. Framingham State University

100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701-9101
(508) 620-1220

Framingham State University is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. FSU offers three programs in nutrition. Of those, students are offered one nutrition degree at the bachelor's level by this public school and two master's level nutrition degrees. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in nutrition.

4. The University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 1003
(413) 545-0111

The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers two nutrition programs. More specifically, UMass Amherst offers one bachelor's level nutrition degree to students and one master's level nutrition degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. Massachusetts is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering nutrition programs.

5. The University of Massachusetts - Lowell

1 University Ave
Lowell, MA 01854-5104
(978) 934-4000

The University of Massachusetts-Lowell offers one program in nutrition and UMass Lowell is located in the suburbs of Lowell, Massachusetts. UMass Lowell is a public, 4-year, research institution. UML is the third oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering nutrition programs.

6. Simmons College

300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5898
(617) 521-2000

Simmons College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA. Simmons offers four nutrition programs. More specifically, this mid-sized school offers students two nutrition certificates, one bachelor's level degree in nutrition, and one master's level nutrition degree. 4,983 students seek degrees in 86 Simmons College programs, overall. Simmons is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering nutrition programs.

7. Tufts University

28 Sawyer Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-5555
(617) 628-5000

Tufts University offers two programs in nutrition. Out of those, students are offered one master's level degree in nutrition by Tufts and one degree at the doctorate level in nutrition. This university is located in the suburbs of Medford, Massachusetts. 10,480 students seek degrees in 152 programs at Tufts, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in nutrition.