Maternal and Child Nutrition

About the Program

Learn More About the Program

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.

Degree Type
Professional Program
Degrees Offered
M.A.S. (Master of Advanced Study) Plan II
Lead Dean

College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies

Major Code
GMCN

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
Priority: Feb 15, 2023
General: Apr 15, 2023
Space Available: Jun 1, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Chelsea Norris
(530) 757-8889 | crnorris@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Program Chair

Department and Program Chair
Francene Steinberg
(530) 752-0160 | fmsteinberg@ucdavis.edu

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: General
Reina Engle-Stone
Nutrition
renglestone@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
Meredith Heinig
Nutrition
(530) 752-8681 | mjheinig@ucdavis.edu