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The TWU Nutrition and Food Sciences offers an MS in Food Science and an MS in Food Systems Administration. Both of these programs are currently going through program changes. Both programs are on hold at this time. If you are interested in a graduate program in the Nutrition and Food Sciences profession, we encourage you to consider our MS in Nutrition, Online MS in Nutrition, or MS in Exercise and Sports Nutrition.

Program Description

The MS in Food Systems Administration is a predominantly online program (combination of online and three to four Saturday or evening classes at Denton or Houston campus) preparing students for administrative positions in the following areas:

  • School foodservice administrator
  • Healthcare foodservice administrator
  • Business owner/entrepreneur
  • Foodservice management consultant
  • Food distributor account manager

Admission Requirements

  • BS from an accredited university with a minimum 3.25 GPA (on 4.0 scale)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) with preferred minimum score of 143 (350 original) on verbal portion and 141 (450 original) on quantitative portion
  • Prerequisite courses*:
    o Introduction to Nutrition (3 hrs)
    o Microbiology (4 hrs)
    o Quantity Food Production & Service (4-5 hrs)
    o Upper level Foodservice Management and/or Business courses (6 hrs)
    o Introduction to Accounting (3 hrs)

*Students who lack some of the prerequisite courses may complete them at a local community college.

Degree Program Requirements

Coursework Option 

NOTE: Students in the Master of Science coursework only option programs in Nutrition, Food Systems Administration, and Food Science admitted before fall semester 2014 may choose to take the exit exam or complete the capstone seminar course for degree completion. Students admitted for or after fall semester 2014 must complete the capstone seminar course for degree completion.

How to Apply to NFS


Vicky Imrhan, PhD, RDN, LD

Rose Bush, MS, RDN, LD
Associate Clinical Professor

This program is not currently accepting applications.

page last updated 8/16/2016 11:11 AM