Curriculum

Curriculum
See a detailed list of our MS Courses

Thesis
Option

Non-Thesis
Option

DN 834 Methods of Research

3 h

3 h

DN 895 Advanced Macronutrients & Metabolism

3 h

3 h

Biostatistics (700-800 level)

3 h

3 h

DN 896 Advanced Micronutrients & Metabolism

3 h

3 h

DN 817 Seminar in D&N I

1 h

1 h

DN 818 Seminar in D&N II

1 h

1 h

DN 819 Scientific Writing for the Nutritional Sciences

1 h

1 h

Research
(See below for differences between options)

3 h min.
DN 899

3 h
DN 854

Electives*  
(Up to 6 hours may be outside  D&N program)

12 h

15 h

Total

30 h

33 h

* Students completing the dietetic internship and the MS program will have limited hours available for electives due to courses completed during the internship program



Differences in Research Experiences for the Two Options:

DN 899
Thesis

Characteristics

DN 854
Special Problems

Includes all aspects of the research process

Scope of research

Involves doing a part of the research process

Usually three semesters

Time period

Usually one semester

Written research proposal; collection of research data; written thesis; oral research defense; and 30 min oral exam

Written and oral presentation

One-page proposal; final written report, project defense, one hour oral exam

Last modified: Mar 19, 2015

This program begins three times each year, once each in fall, spring and summer semesters. Students may enroll full-time or part-time and many classes are available online.

Application Deadlines
Fall start: July 1
Spring start: Dec 1
Summer start: May 1

Learn about the program:

Program Overview

Eligibility and Requirements

How to Apply

Tuition and Fees

Curriculum

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