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Nutrition Education & Research and Sports Nutrition Concentrations

Curriculum for CMP Class 2022-2024

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

FIRST YEAR

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS OCCURRENCE
FALL SEMESTER
NUIP 6360 Medical Nutrition Therapy l 4 Mon, Wed | 9:10-10:30am

NUIP 6390   or

EDPS 6010-001

Research Methods   or

Intro to Educ. Statistics

3

Online

Tues | 4:35-7:05pm

NUIP 6400 Nutrition Communications 3

Tues, Thur | 12:25-1:45 pm

NUIP 6450 Nutrition Biochemistry 3

Tues, Thur | 8:30-10:30 am

TOTAL 13
SPRING SEMESTER
NUIP 6210 Leadership and Management in Nutrition 3 Tues | 2:00-5:00 pm
NUIP 6220  Nutrition Policy: Domestic and Global 3 Wed | 11:45-2:45pm
NUIP 6250 Nutrition Counseling for Dietitians 1 Wed | 4:10-5:00 pm
ELECTIVE
SPORT: NUIP 6320 Advanced Sports Nutrition

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

3 TBA
NUIP 6380 Medical Nutrition Therapy ll & Lab 4

Tue, Thur | 9:10-10:30 am 

Lab Thur | 12:25-3:20 pm

TOTAL 14
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUIP 6240 NER: Nutrition Epidemiology (NER only) 3 Online
NUIP 6930 Supervised Practice Experience 10 Mon-Fri | 8:00 am-4:30 pm
TOTAL NER 13 SPORT 10
TOTAL FOR YEAR 37
To achieve 40 credits for residency, you may enroll in 3 credits of NUIP 6900, 6940, 6970 in Summer Term

 

SECOND YEAR

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS OCCURRENCE
 FALL SEMESTER
KINES 6320 SPORT: Exercise and Disease (sports only) 3 TBA

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 6940 Capstone Supervised Practice* 3

TBA

NUIP 6970   or

NUIP 6900

Thesis Research   or

Directed Nutrition Research**

3

TBA

TOTAL NER 13 SPORT 16
SPRING SEMESTER
NUIP 6460 Micronutrient Metabolism 4 Mon, Wed | 3:05-5:00 pm
NUIP 6910 SPORT: Advanced Sports Nutrition Seminar 1  
NUIP 6940 Capstone Supervised Practice* 3 TBA

NUIP 6970   or

NUIP 6900

Thesis Research   or

Directed Nutrition Research **

3 TBA
TOTAL NER 10 SPORT 11
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUIP 6900 or 6970 If applicable, students graduating in Summer must be enrolled in at least 3 credits, recommend registering for either NUIP 6900 or 6970

 

May 15 - July 15

8:00 am-4:30 pm

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS: NER 63
SPORT 64

*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 Focused Area of Study (non-thesis option) or Thesis hours during the 2nd year. 

Coordinated Master's Program Curriculum

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

Students planning for Summer graduation may delay Nutrition Epidemiology to 2nd Summer. For Spring graduation, students must take Nutrition Epidemiology in the first Summer. 

The CMP Program requires 63-64 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

Here is a sample list of electives for the CMP. The list is not inclusive of the electives available for enrollment at the University of Utah:

Sample Elective List

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 5210 Cell Structure and Function 3
BMI 6010 Foundations of Healthcare Informatics 3
CTLE 6510 Cyber Pedagogy 3
ECON 6190 Health Economics 3
ED PS 6061 Change Using Positive Psychology 3
ED PS 6360 Multicultural Counseling 3
KINES 6320 Exercise and Disease 3
KINES 6730 Applied Sport Psychology 3
GERON 5002 Service Agencies/Programs for the Elderly 3
GERON 6001 Introduction to Gerontology 3
HEDU 5160 Health Communication 3
HEDU 6060 Health Instruction and Communication 3
HEDU 6260 Health Theories in Group Behavior Change 3
HEDU 6700 Epidemiology in Community Health Practice 3
MDCRC 6150 Foundations in Personalized Health Care 2
MKTG 6550 Marketing for Health Professionals 3
NUIP 5360 Methods in Weight Management 3
NUIP 6020 Body Image and Eating Disorders Special Populations 3
NUIP 6100 Advanced Pediatric and Adolescent Nutrition 4
NUIP 6320 Advanced Sports Nutrition 3
NUIP 7540 Culinary Medicine 1
OC TH 6860 Disability Studies Forum 1
SW 6621 Motivational Interviewing/Variable Topics 1-3

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 – required for thesis option only
  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

Jean Zancanella

CMP Graduate Advisor

Carisse Winegar

Program Manager - Academics

Nutrition and Integrative Physiology

Department