Mar 31, 2023  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition, MS

The MS in nutrition provides advanced study in the practice of nutrition and dietetics. Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School. Decisions regarding admission to the nutrition degree program are based on the following criteria: courses required for the undergraduate nutrition minor; GRE test scores; and the overall or last 60 s.h. GPA. Applicants may be required to take additional courses as part of the MS degree in order to make up deficiencies. Students may choose a thesis or a non-thesis option, both of which require a minimum of 33 s.h. credit as follows. The non-thesis option may be taken completely online.

2. Research courses - 6-10 s.h.

(Choose one option)

3. Concentration courses - 14-18 s.h.

  • Non-thesis option (18 s.h.)
  • Thesis option (14 s.h.)


Graduate courses in nutrition and dietetics, with the exception of NUTR 6031 , NUTR 6032 , NUTR 6033 , and NUTR 6102  (internship practicum) are offered online. Contact the Department of Nutrition Science for information regarding course availability, hardware, and software requirements.