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Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences

In residence MS in Nutritional Sciences

The Graduate Studies Committee must approve the Program of Work before the student is admitted to candidacy for the master’s degree. Thirty semester hours are required, distributed as follows: 

(1) eighteen hours in specified nutrition courses*; 

(2) six hours in a minor or supporting field such as biology, anthropology, biochemistry, immunology, educational psychology, curriculum and instruction, health education, public health, pharmacology, or kinesiology; and 

(3) six hours in the thesis course, involving an original research project. 

*The eighteen hours in nutrition must include at least three hours in research methods, at least three in research problems, at least three in seminar, and at least six in recent advances; the remaining three hours may be in either research methods or recent advances.

Online MS in Nutritional Sciences

The online MSNS program is a 30 credit hour program consisting of 10 total courses.  Of those 10 courses, 5 are core courses that all students in the program will take.  The other 5 courses are concentraion courses tha allow students to focus on certain areas of nutritional sciences depending on their professional and academic interest.