The MS Program in Nutritional Science offers four emphases: Nutritional Science, Latino Health and Nutrition, Food Science, and the Internship Program in Nutrition and Dietetics.
These emphases provide an opportunity for students to:
Completion of a minimum of 36 units.
Take all of the following core courses (15 units)
Take one of the following capstone courses (3 units):
An oral presentation of the thesis or directed project is required for degree completion. See the Graduate Student Handbook for additional guidance.
Complete one of the following emphases (18 units):
1. Select 6 courses for the Nutritional Science emphasis.
FCS 531, 539, 563, 636; FCS/KIN 568; HSC 500, 507; KIN 551, 566
Or other courses selected in consultation with the Graduate Advisor.
Recommended sequence of courses for MS Nutritional Science
Recommended sequence of courses for MS + VAGLA IPND (dietetic internship)
2. Select 6 courses in the Latino Health and Nutrition emphasis.
HSC 507; FCS/HSC 534; FCS/HSC 537; HHS 592A, 634, 635
Recommended sequence of courses for the Latino Health and Nutrition emphasis
3. Select 6 courses in the Food Science emphasis.
4. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Accredited Internship Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (IPND):