Canisius' Online Master's in Nutrition is Top-Ranked

January 24, 2017


Buffalo, NY – Canisius is among the top 30 most affordable top-ranked schools for online master's degree programs in nutrition by Best Master’s Degrees.  The college’s program in Applied Nutrition is included on the list.

Schools offering online master's degree programs in nutrition were compiled based on quality (using rankings from major publications including Forbes magazine and The Princeton Review) as well as price. The 30 most affordable top-ranked programs were ranked based on graduate tuition and fees supplied by the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database.

“It is an honor to be consistently ranked among the top online master’s degree programs,” said Jeffrey R. Lindauer, PhD, dean of the college’s School of Education & Human Services.  “Canisius College is committed to providing a high-quality education that is both valuable and affordable.” 

The online master's in Applied Nutrition program at Canisius has two specialty tracks (Fitness and Sports Nutrition and Obesity and Eating Disorders) that are offered in a fully online format structured to fit the busy lifestyle of working professionals. The program is designed for students, practitioners and professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge in nutrition-related fields. This program can be completed in as little as one year.

For more information, contact the Canisius College Office of College Communications at 716-888-2790.  Read more about the master’s degree program in Applied Nutrition at is an online resource to help prospective graduate students make informed decisions about pursuing a master's degree. Best Master's Degrees provides rankings and profiles on a wide variety of master's degree programs and answers the most frequently asked questions about master's degrees. Read more about the ranking at

Canisius College is one of 28 Jesuit Catholic universities in the nation and the premier private university in Western New York.