Graduate Programs

Thank you for your interest in the graduate programs in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University.

Attention potential applicants: please review the Frequently Asked Questions which will alert you to a few things that might help you in the process of applying to our graduate programs

NOTE: To apply to the graduate program, apply online directly to Colorado State University at: Applications are accepted for fall semester only.

Online Graduate Application

For those interested in more information on our graduate programs, please contact one of our graduate coordinators: Garry Auld, Ph.D. and Kimberly Cox-York, Ph.D.

  • For those interested in a masters in applied or community nutrition or becoming a registered dietitian, please contact Garry Auld (email:, or phone (970) 491-7429).

  • If your interest is in a PhD. or a masters in food science, functional foods, food safety, or laboratory oriented nutrition science, please contact Kimberly Cox-York (email:, phone (970) 491-7148).