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Curriculum for CMP Class 2021-2023

Nutrition Education & Research CONCENTRATION

NER 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 Food Management Analysis and Development 3 Tues | 2:30-5:00 pm
NUIP 6250 Nutrition Counseling for Dietitians 1 Wed | 4:10-5:00 pm
ELECTIVE
(Choose from approved list-elective may be taken any semester)
3 TBA
NUIP 6380 Medical Nutrition Therapy ll & Lab 4

Tue, Thur | 9:10-10:30 am 

Lab Thur | 1:00-4:00 pm

TOTAL 11
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUIP 6240 Nutrition Epidemiology 3 Online
NUIP 6930 Supervised Practice Experience 10 Mon-Fri | 8:00 am-4:30 pm
TOTAL 13
TOTAL FOR YEAR 37
To achieve 40 credits for residency, you may enroll in 3 credits of NUIP 6900, 6940, 6970 in Summer Term

 

NER SECOND YEAR

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS OCCURRENCE
 FALL SEMESTER

NUIP 6440

Metabolism of Macronutrients

4 Mon, Wed | 9:40-11:45 am
NUIP 6540 Clinical Assessment Laboratory 3 Mon | 12:05-1:45 pm; Wed | 12:05-3:25 pm 
NUIP 6940 Capstone Supervised Practice* 3

TBA

NUIP 6970   or

NUIP 6900

Thesis Research   or

Directed Nutrition Research**

3

TBA

Total 13
SPRING SEMESTER
NUIP 6220 Nutrition Policy 3 Wed | 2:00-3:55pm
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 **

3 TBA
Total 13
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUIP 6940 Capstone Supervised Practice*

1-6 

remaining credits

May 15 - July 15

8:00 am-4:30 pm

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS:
63

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

**Focused Area of Study (non-thesis option)

Curriculum for CMP Class 2021-2023

SPORT CONCENTRATION

SPORT FIRST YEAR

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS OCCURRENCE
FALL SEMESTER
NUIP 6360 Medical Nutrition Therapy l 4

Mon, Wed | 9:10-10:30 am

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 Food Management Analysis and Development 3

Tues | 3:05-3:55 pm

NUIP 6250 Nutrition Counseling for Dietitians 1

Wed | 4:10pm-5:00 pm

NUIP 6320 Advanced Sports Nutrition 3

Tues | 12:25-1:45 pm

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

KINES 6320 Exercise and Disease 3

 

NUIP 6380 Medical Nutrition Therapy ll & Lab 4

Tue, Thur | 9:10-10:30 am 

Lab: Thur  | 1:00-4:00 pm

TOTAL 14
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUIP 6930 Supervised Practice Experience 10 Mon-Fri | 8:00 am-4:30 pm
TOTAL 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

 

SPORT SECOND YEAR

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS OCCURRENCE
FALL SEMESTER

NUIP 6440

 Metabolism of Macronutrients

4

Mon, Wed | 9:40-11:45 am

NUIP 6540 Clinical Assessment Laboratory  3

Mon | 12:05-1:45 pm; Wed | 12:05-3:25 pm 

NUIP 6940 Capstone Supervised Practice* 3

TBA

NUIP 6970   or

NUIP 6900

Thesis Research   or

Directed Nutrition Research**

3 TBA
TOTAL 13
SPRING SEMESTER
NUIP 6220 Nutrition Policy 3 Wed | 2:00-3:55 pm

NUIP 6460

Metabolism of Micronutrients

4 Mon, Wed | 3:05-5:00 pm

NUIP 6970   or

NUIP 6900

Thesis Research   or

Directed Nutrition Research**

3 TBA
NUIP 6910 Advanced Sports Nutrition Seminar 1

Tues | 12:25-1:45 pm

NUIP 6940 Capstone Supervised Practice* 3 TBA
TOTAL 14
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUIP 6930 If applicable, students graduating in Summer must be enrolled in at least 3 credits, recommend registering for either NUIP 6900* TBA or NUIP 6970 TBA 3  
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS:
64

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

**Focused Area of Study (non-thesis option)

Coordinated Master's Program Curriculum

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