Academic Catalog

Nutrition and Food Science (M.A.)

Admission Requirements

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School. Successful applicants shall have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Undergraduate preparation should include basic courses in nutrition and food science. Persons lacking a limited number of prerequisites may be admitted conditionally, contingent upon completion of certain courses specified by the graduate committee. The Graduate Record Exam is recommended.


Program Requirements

This degree is offered only as a Plan B master’s program requiring thirty-two credits, including a three-credit essay. The concentration in food service management includes courses in the School of Business Administration. Contact the Department for information on applicable courses. All course work must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the Graduate School and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

NFS 6000Nutritional Biochemistry3
Select at least three of the following:9
Nutrient and Gene Interaction
Microbiological Safety of Foods
Nutrition and Physical Performance
Nutritional Metabolomics and Bioinformatics
Nutritional Epidemiology
Elective Courses (minimum necessary to meet degree requirements)17
NFS 7999Master's Essay Direction3
Total Credits32
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