Nutrition

Curriculum and Requirements

This curriculum is reserved for students who already hold the Registered Dietitian (RD) credential or have successfully completed a ACEND dietetic internship.  It is designed to strengthen the clinical nutrition knowledge and skills of practicing dietitians.

Notes: 

1.     No master's level NUTR-GE courses may be taken pass/fail.
2.    
Not all courses listed are offered every semester.  Classes run only if enrollment is sufficient.
3.    
A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required to graduate from the program.

Curriculum (34 Credits)

FIRST SEMESTER – all students

3

SAHS-GE 2000

New Graduate Student Seminar (HOND)

0

FOOD-GE 2190

Research Methods (HOND)

3

NUTRITION SCIENCE – required to take both:

6

NUTR-GE 2139

Advanced Nutrition: Protein, Fats, and Carbohydrates

3

NUTR-GE 2144

Advanced Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals

3

ADVANCED CLINICAL NUTRITION – at least one required:

3

NUTR-GE 2041

Pediatric Nutrition

3

*NUTR-GE 2043

Critical Care Nutrition

3

NUTR-GE 2045

Sports Nutrition

3

NUTR-GE 2194

Weight Management

3

NUTR-GE 2220

Nutrition in Aging

3

NUTR-GE 2222

Nutritional Aspects of Eating Disorders

3

ELECTIVES:  Graduate level courses

3

With approval by advisement, graduate electives may be taken from other programs and schools. Only 2000-level courses are consider graduate level.

 

FOOD-GE 2015

Food Policy

3

NUTR-GE 2199

Nutrition Education  

3

NUTR-GE 2192 Nutrition Epidemiology  
NUTR-GE 22xx Seminar in Advanced Nutrition  
PUHE-GE 2213 Nutrition in Public Health  

 CULMINATING EXPERIENCE - at least one required

16

NUTR-GE 2061

Research Applications

3

NUTR-GE 2063

Research Apprenticeship (by departmental permission)=

3

TOTAL CREDITS

34