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Coordinated Master's Program Curriculum

    CMP students may follow either curriculum. Students wishing to complete supervised practice and capstone experience in Sports Nutrition must follow the Sports Nutrition Track.

    COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS OCCURRENCE
    FALL SEMESTER
    NUIP 6360 Medical Nutrition Therapy l 3 Mon, Wed | 9:10-10:30 AM
    NUIP 6450 Nutrition Biochemistry 3 Tues, Thur | 8:30-10:30 AM
    NUIP 6400 Nutrition Communications 3 Tues, Thur | 12:25-1:45 PM
    NUIP 6390   Research Methods   3

    Tues, Thur | 2:00-3:20 PM

    In-person Thurs only

    KINES 6320 SPORT: Exercise and Disease (Sport only) 3 Fr | 9:35-12:00 PM
    TOTAL NER 12 SPORT 15
    SPRING SEMESTER
    NUIP 6380 Medical Nutrition Therapy ll & Lab 4

    Tue, Thur | 9:10-10:30 AM 

    Lab Thur | 12:25-3:20 PM

    ELECTIVE
    SPORT: NUIP 6320 Advanced Sports Nutrition

    NER: may take elective any semester (choose from approved list)

    3

    Tues, Thur | 10:45-12:05 PM

    TBD

    NUIP 6250 Nutrition Counseling for Dietitians 1 Tues | 12:55-1:45 PM
    NUIP 6210 Leadership and Management in Nutrition 3 Tues | 2:00-5:00 PM

    NUIP 6970   or

    NUIP 6900

    Thesis Research   or

    Directed Nutrition Research**

    2 Does Not Meet
    TOTAL 13
    SUMMER SEMESTER
    NUIP 6930 Supervised Practice Experience 10 Mon-Fri | Full-time
    TOTAL  10
    TOTAL FOR YEAR NER 35 SPORT 38
    To achieve 40 credits for residency, consult with a faculty advisor on enrolling in 2-5 credits of NUIP 6900, 6930, 6940, 6970 in the Summer term

     

    COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS OCCURRENCE
     FALL SEMESTER
    NUIP 6440 Metabolism of Macronutrients 4 Mon, Wed | 9:40-11:40 AM
    NUIP 6540 Clinical Assessment Laboratory 3 Mon | 12:05-1:45 PM; Wed | 12:05-3:20 PM 
    NUIP 6240 NER: Nutrition Epidemiology (NER only) 3 Tues, Thur | 10:45-12:05 PM
    NUIP 6940 Capstone Supervised Practice* 3 TBA

    NUIP 6970   or

    NUIP 6900

    Thesis Research   or

    Directed Nutrition Research**

    2 Does Not Meet
    TOTAL NER 15 SPORT 12
    SPRING SEMESTER
    NUIP 6220 Nutrition Policy 3 TBA
    NUIP 6460 Micronutrient Metabolism 4 Mon, Wed | 3:05-5:00 PM
    NUIP 6940 Capstone Supervised Practice* 3 TBA

    NUIP 6970   or

    NUIP 6900

    Thesis Research   or

    Directed Nutrition Research **

    2 Does Not Meet
    TOTAL 12
    SUMMER SEMESTER

    NUIP 6970   or

    NUIP 6900

    If applicable, students graduating in Summer must be enrolled in at least 1 course, recommend registering for either NUIP 6900 or 6970

    1

     

    Does Not Meet
    TOTAL PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS:
    62

    *Students must complete a total of 6 credits of Capstone during the CMP (either 1st year Summer, 2nd year Fall/Spring, or Summer semester)

    **Students must complete a total of 6 credits of Non-thesis (Focused Area of Study) or Thesis hours during the 2nd year. 

    COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
    BIOL 5210 Cell Structure and Function 3
    BMI 6010 Foundations of Healthcare Informatics 3
    CTLE 6000 Teaching in Higher Ed 3
    CTLE 6510 Cyber Pedagogy 3
    ECON 5190 Health Economics 3
    ED PS 5061 Change Using Positive Psychology 3
    ED PS 6360 Multicultural Counseling 3
    FCS 5230 Adolescence 3
    GERON 5002 Service Agencies/Programs for the Elderly 3
    GERON 6001-090 Introduction to Aging 3
    HEDU 6060 Health Instruction and Communication 3
    HEDU 6700 Epidemiology in Community Health Practice 3
    KINES 7104 Design and Analysis ll 3
    MDCRC 6150 Foundations in Personalized Health Care 2
    MKTG 6550 Marketing for Health Professionals 3
    NUIP 6100 Advanced Pediatric and Adolescent Nutrition 4
    NUIP 6320 Advanced Sports Nutrition 3
    NUIP 7540 Culinary Medicine 1
    SW 6621 Variable Topics 1-3

    Students who would like to be considered for a Pediatric Clinical Rotation must take NUIP 6100-090 during the Spring Semester of 1st year. 

    The CMP Program requires 59 semester hours of academic work, including 16 semester hours in supervised practice in a variety of settings.

    Curriculum Equivalents:

    12-15 weeks in each semester, excluding examination time

    1 Credit = 1 lecture hour/week

    1 Credit = 3 laboratory hours/week

    1 Credit = 60 supervised practice hours

    Graduation and Program Completion Requirements

    1. Receive Graduate School approval – after all below items have be completed
    2. Complete a Graduation Application
    3. Complete 6 or more thesis hours NUIP 6970, or non-thesis Directed Nutrition Research NUIP 6900 
    4. Complete all program course/credit hours
    5. Attend two continuous semesters of full-time enrollment to complete residency – if required
    6. Receive program of study approvals from all committee members
    7. Successfully propose/defend thesis and/or non-thesis and receive exam approvals
    8. Must demonstrate competence and proficiency and complete Language Verification – if required
    9. Receive format approval via the Thesis Office and submit manuscript to ProQuest to complete thesis release – required for thesis option only
    10. Class grades are entered into your program of study
    11. Each supervisory committee member approves status to serve as a committee member

    Contact Us

    Amy Reeder

    Amy Reeder, MS, RD, CDE

    CMP Graduate Advisor

    Carisse Winegar

    Program Manager - Academics

    Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

    Department