Beginning September 1997, the University of Bridgeport will offer a Masters of Science degree program in Human Nutrition delivered via the Internet. Students with access to a computer and modem, may pursue a self-paced, professionally relevant program from virtually anywhere in the world. The added flexibility of the online program meets the needs of busy adult students seeking to enhance their professional experience and knowledge with a distinctive degree in Human Nutrition.

The Masters of Science program teaches the science of nutrition focusing on a biochemical and physiologically sound understanding of human nutrition and its role in health and disease. The curriculum provides up-to-date information and is highly relevant to interests in medicine, chiropractic, public and alternative health, diet and nutritional consulting.

The University of Bridgeport has been offering this academic program for eighteen years on the Bridgeport, CT campus and had previously offered the program in St. Louis, Toronto, San Diego and San Francisco. With the advance of technology, the online program can now create a rich environment of teaching, training, and learning. The University of Bridgeport and the Human Nutrition program is licensed and accredited by the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education and the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

The University of Bridgeport's distance education program offers an opportunity for people all over the world to enhance their professional practice, enrich their understanding, and stay knowledgeable and competitive in today's global environmentall from their homes or offices, at any time. At the core of online courses is individual guidance provided by the instructors and an interactive electronic environment that allows a greater degree of class discussion and participation.

The University of Bridgeport's Online Campus offers academic programs, library resources and student services that are available 24 hours a day. Whether one is going to class in the Academic Center, looking for information on financial aid, searching for research materials in the Library, talking with an academic counselor, or arguing over the latest Internet discoveries in the Student Union café, they'll find a dynamic and exceptional learning environment.

If you have any questions or would like further information about the curriculum and admissions requirements, please contact:

Michael Giampaoli
University of Bridgeport
Coordinator for Distance Education
(203) 576-4851

Or visit the University of Bridgeport's online campus at