48 months
19534 CAD/module
8415 CAD/module
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The world-class Applied Human Nutrition program at Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the pursuit of knowledge, understanding and responsibility for food, nutrition, and health issues in social, political, cultural, ecological and economic contexts.  

Visit the official programme website for more information


Whether you plan to become a dietitian or nutritionist, to work in health care, food product development, community nutrition or food service, or to build your career in Canada or abroad, our programs will give you the knowledge and skills that you need to meet your goals.

Program Options

At the Applied Human Nutrition program at Mount Saint Vincent University , they offer a full range of program options to meet your career goals. You will start with either the BScAHN Nutrition or Dietetics and then apply to the IEP, Practicum or Honours during your program of study.

Highlights of each program option are summarized below, including links to more information about the IEP, Practicum and Honours. The sidebar links on this page will lead you to details about program requirements.

Programme Structure


  • Nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Dietetics and Internship Education Program (IEP)
  • Nutrition or Dietetics and Food and Nutrition Practicum
  • Honours (Nutrition, Dietetics, IEP, Practicum)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission from high school must submit a completed application, the application fee, and have an official transcript of the high school record forwarded directly from the high school to the Admissions Office.
  • Applicants who have previously attended another post-secondary college or university and those attending while making an application to the Mount may be eligible for transfer credits. Applicants must submit official documents of all previous academic work regardless of whether they are seeking recognition of transfer credits for a particular program. Students who fail to declare prior study or to supply such documentation may be denied admission to the University or be dismissed upon subsequent discovery.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19534 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19534 CAD per module during 48 months.
  • National

    8415 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8415 CAD per module during 48 months.
  • National: (10 courses) $8,415 – $8,833
  • International: (10 courses) $19,534- $19,951

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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