Curriculum

Online MS Curriculum

The Online Master's Nutrition Program requires 38 semester hours of academic work.

The following is a typical course sequence.

First Year

Fall Semester

Course # Course Name Credit Hours
NUTR 6400 Nutrition Communications 3
Elective 3
NUTR 5850 Research Methods 3

Spring Semester

Course # Course Name Credit Hours
NUTR 6450 Nutrition Biochemistry 3
Elective 3
FPMD 6100 Biostatistics 3

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course # Course Name Credit Hours
NUTR 6440 Metabolism of Macronutrients 4
Elective 3
NUTR 6900 Focused Area of Study 3

Spring Semester

Course # Course Name Credit Hours
NUTR 6460 Metabolism of Micronutrients 4
Elective 3
NUTR 6900 Focused Area of Study 3

Nutrition Electives

NUTR 5320/6320 Nutrition for Exercise & Sport
NUTR 5350 Eating Disorders Prevention and Treatment
NUTR 5360 Methods in Weight Management
NUTR 5380 Understanding Dietary Supplements
NUTR 6020 Body Image and Eating Disorders in Special Populations
NUTR 6100 Advanced Pediatric Nutrition

Electives outside the Nutrition Department can be substituted with program director's approval.

Summary

Total Program Credit Hours: 38

Curriculum Equivalent

12-15 weeks in each semester excluding examination time

1 Credit = l lecture hours/week

1 Credit = 3 laboratory hours/week

Contact Us

Coordinated Master’s Degree Program in Dietetics

Carisse Winegar 
Administrative Assistant-Academic Affairs 
Phone: 801-581-6730
Email: Carisse.Winegar@hsc.utah.edu

Jean Zancanella, MS, RD
Graduate Advisor
Phone: 801-581-5280
Email: jean.zancanella@hsc.utah.edu