History of School of Nutrition dates back to its founding in 1975 when it was one of the four groups of department of Human Ecology at school of Public Health. The other groups of this department were Biochemistry, Human Genetic, and Human Ecology. In 1992 Nutrition and Biochemistry groups separated from Human Ecology department and constituted independent department. Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry offered two Masters and one PhD Programs including MSc in Nutritional Sciences, MSc in Public Health Nutrition and PhD in Nutritional Sciences.
In 2010 school of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics was established with three Departments, namely Departments of community nutrition, cellular and molecular nutrition and clinical nutrition.