The Friedman School has entered into a cooperative program with Simmons College which allows students enrolled in any Master of Science concentration to concurrently enroll in the Didactic Program in Dietetics Certificate program at Simmons.
The program with the School of Medicine’s Public Health and Professional Degree Programs offers a combined Master of Science in Nutrition and Master of Public Health degree. This combined degree is offered in two and a half years time providing students the opportunity to pursue complementary programs and concentrations within public health and nutrition.
This program was developed for Master of Science students in the Friedman School who are interested in ways that food policy fits into broader areas of public policy, especially community development, and for students in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning who want to apply their policy skills to agricultural, food system and nutrition issues.
This combined degree program, offered in conjunction with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, provides an opportunity for a limited number of highly qualified students to earn both the M.A.L.D. degree and M.S. in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition in three years. Normally, each program takes two years to complete.