Nutritional Sciences is a department within UW-Madison's College of Agriculture & Life Sciences.
Our mission is to generate and disseminate knowledge regarding diet and nutrition to improve the health and economic development of current and future generations and to foster an educated society. We do this through our combined efforts in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and extension.
Nutrition is the science in which biology, chemistry. and social sciences meet to study and explain metabolic pathways for nutrients, therapies for diseases, and food habits and customs.
The UW-Madison Nutritional Sciences PhD program is rated among the top 5 in the nation!