Course Requirements

In addition to the requirements listed below, students completing the NDT alongside one of these options will need to include FNDH 600 Public Health Nutrition, FNDH 620 Nutrient Metabolism, FNDH 631 Clinical Nutrition I, and FNDH 632 Clinical Nutrition II on the program of study.

M.S. Thesis Option

Course Course Name Credit Hours
FNDH 880 Professional Communication in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health 1
≥FNDH 700 Graduate Level FNDH Course ≥3
FNDH 899 Master's Thesis 6
One of the Following Courses
STAT 701 Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics 3
STAT 703 Introduction to Statistical Methods for the Sciences 3
STAT 705 Regression and Analysis of Variance 3

Of the 30 hours required for a master's degree, at least 18 hours should be at the 700 level and above.

 

M.S. Report Option

Course Course Name Credit Hours
FNDH 880 Professional Communication in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health 1
≥FNDH 700 Graduate Level FNDH Course ≥3
FNDH 898 Master's Report 2
One of the Following Courses
STAT 701 Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics 3
STAT 703 Introduction to Statistical Methods for the Sciences 3
STAT 705 Regression and Analysis of Variance 3

Of the 30 hours required for a master's degree, at least 18 hours should be at the 700 level and above.

 

M.S. Coursework Option

Course Course Name Credit Hours
FNDH 880 Professional Communication in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health 1
≥FNDH 700 Graduate Level FNDH Course ≥3
FNDH 897 Applications in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health 3
One of the Following Courses
STAT 701 Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics 3
STAT 703 Introduction to Statistical Methods for the Sciences 3
STAT 705 Regression and Analysis of Variance 3

Of the 30 hours required for a master's degree, at least 18 hours should be at the 700 level and above.

Defense or Culminating Experience Requirements

Regardless of option, each student is required to submit a written work and present an oral presentation open to the public in order to complete their graduate program. The details of the expectations are determined by the student's major professor and graduate committee.

For additional details please see the graduate catalog.