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Maternal and Child Nutrition

Students gain advanced knowledge of nutrition during pregnancy; lactation and infant nutrition; and child and adolescent nutrition necessary for careers as nutrition/lactation specialists in public health and educational programs. This is a self-supporting program, and receives no subsidies from the State of California. Tuition is set by the program per unit.


Program Address

Department of Nutrition
3209 Meyer Hall
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 754-5364

Program Type

Professional Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Feb 15, 2021
Apr 15, 2021
Space Available: 
Jun 1, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.A.S. (Master of Advanced Study) Plan II


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Department and Program Chair
  • Nutrition
  • 07/01/2009

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Nutrition
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2021
  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • University Extension Deans Office
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2021
  • Advisor: General
  • Nutrition
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2021

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies