Nutritional Sciences: Dietetics Research, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Degree Core
NSCI 5000Master's Thesis6
NSCI 5123Research Methods in Nutritional Sciences3
NSCI 5033Macronutrients in Human Nutrition3
NSCI 5043Micronutrients in Human Nutrition3
NSCI 5960Master’s Seminar in Nutritional Sciences1
STAT 5013Statistics for Experimenters I3
NSCI 5412Dietetic Internship Management Practicum2
NSCI 5422Dietetic Internship Clinical Practicum2
NSCI 5432Dietetic Internship Community Nutrition Practicum2
NSCI 5643Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy3
Hours Subtotal28
Electives
Select 7 hours from the following:7
Advanced Nutrition in the Pathophysiology of Chronic Disease
Advanced Nutrition for Exercise and Sport
Maternal and Child Nutrition
Dietary and Herbal Supplements
Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics
Obesity Prevention Across the Lifespan
Global Nutrition and Food Security
Nutritional Assessment
Advanced Nutrition Education and Counseling
Advanced Community Nutrition
Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Nutritional Sciences
Problems in Nutritional Science
Nutritional Epidemiology
Phytochemicals
Biochemical Principles
Signal Transduction
Molecular Genetics
Articulation of Research Logic
Biochemical Laboratory Methods
Mammalian Physiology
Endocrinology
Gerontological Counseling
Basic Counseling Skills
Multicultural Counseling
Organizational Leadership and Development in Health Care
Introduction to Global Health
Human Electrocardiographic Interpretation
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Clin Ex Test & Prescript
Psychological Aspects of Health
General Epidemiology
Cultural Issues In Health
Health Behavior Theory and Practice for Public Health
Designing Public Health Programs
Implementation and Evaluation of Public Health Programs
Analyses of Variance
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
Statistics for Experimenters II
Sample Survey Designs
Statistics for Biomedical Researchers
Experimental Designs
VBSC 6120
Hours Subtotal7
Other Requirements
Professional Seminar1
Hours Subtotal1
Total Hours36

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Degree Core
NSCI 5843Non-thesis Graduate Capstone3
NSCI 5123Research Methods in Nutritional Sciences3
NSCI 5033Macronutrients in Human Nutrition3
NSCI 5043Micronutrients in Human Nutrition3
NSCI 5960Master’s Seminar in Nutritional Sciences1
STAT 5013Statistics for Experimenters I3
NSCI 5412Dietetic Internship Management Practicum2
NSCI 5422Dietetic Internship Clinical Practicum2
NSCI 5432Dietetic Internship Community Nutrition Practicum2
NSCI 5643Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy3
Hours Subtotal25
Electives
Select 10 hours from the following:10
Advanced Nutrition in the Pathophysiology of Chronic Disease
Advanced Nutrition for Exercise and Sport
Maternal and Child Nutrition
Dietary and Herbal Supplements
Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics
Obesity Prevention Across the Lifespan
Global Nutrition and Food Security
Nutritional Assessment
Advanced Nutrition Education and Counseling
Advanced Community Nutrition
Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Nutritional Sciences
Problems in Nutritional Science
Nutritional Epidemiology
Phytochemicals
Biochemical Principles
Signal Transduction
Molecular Genetics
Articulation of Research Logic
Biochemical Laboratory Methods
Mammalian Physiology
Endocrinology
Gerontological Counseling
Basic Counseling Skills
Multicultural Counseling
Organizational Leadership and Development in Health Care
Introduction to Global Health
Human Electrocardiographic Interpretation
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Clin Ex Test & Prescript
Psychological Aspects of Health
General Epidemiology
Cultural Issues In Health
Health Behavior Theory and Practice for Public Health
Designing Public Health Programs
Implementation and Evaluation of Public Health Programs
Analyses of Variance
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
Statistics for Experimenters II
Sample Survey Designs
Statistics for Biomedical Researchers
Experimental Designs
VBSC 6120
Hours Subtotal10
Other Requirements
Professional Seminar1
Hours Subtotal1
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level