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MS (Online) Nutrition Curriculum

The Online Master's Nutrition Program requires 38 minimum credits required. 6 minimum credits must be from NUIP 6900 Focused area of study.

FIRST YEAR

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
  TOTAL 9
FALL SEMESTER
NUIP 6400 Nutrition Communications 3
Elective   3
NUIP 6390 Research Methods 3
  TOTAL 9
SPRING SEMESTER
NUIP 6450 Nutritional Biochemistry 3
Elective   3
KINES 7103 Applied Statistics 3

SECOND YEAR

 

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
  TOTAL 10
FALL SEMESTER
NUIP 6440 Metabolism of Macronutrients 4
Elective   3
NUIP 6900 Focused Area of Study 3
  TOTAL 10
SPRING SEMESTER
NUIP 6460 Metabolism of Micronutrients 4
Elective   4
NUIP 6900 Focused Area of Study 3
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUIP 6900 Focused Area of Study (If needed to finish project) 1-3

*Please note that if you are taking student health insurance you MUST register for at least 3 credits per semester, including summer.

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

ELECTIVE COURSES

Please consult with your committee to find electives appropriate for your field of study and research area, including those that may not be on this list.

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS

BIOL 5110

Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering

3

BIOL 5215

Cell Biology Advanced Projects Lab

2

MBIOL 6440

Gene Expression

1.5

MBIOL 6480

Cell Biology I

1.5

MBIOL 6481

Cell Biology II

1.5

BIOL 6964

GSCS Seminar, Special Topics in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

1-5

BMI 6010

Foundations of Healthcare Informatics

3

CTLE 6510

Cyber Pedagogy

3

ECON 6190

Health Economics

3

ED PS 6360

Multicultural Counseling

3

ESS 5850

The American Professoriate

3

ESS 6320

Exercise and Disease

3

ESS 6730

Applied Sport Psychology

3

FP MD 6106

Categorical Analysis

3

FP MD 6600

Social and Behavioral Context of Public Health

3

GERON 6001

Introduction to Aging

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

H GEN 6500

Human Genetics

3

H GEN 7380

Biochemical Genetics

3

KINES 7103

Design and Analysis II

3

MDCRC 6150

Foundations in Personalized Health Care

3

MDCRC 6521

Medicine and Physiology for the Molecular Biologist

2

MKTG 6550

Marketing for Health Professionals

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 6450

Nutritional Biochemistry (for students in the Physiology emphasis)

4

NUIP 6446

Metabolism of Micronutrients (for students in the Physiology emphasis)

4

NUIP 6381

Pulmonary Physiology (for students in Nutrition emphasis)

3

NUIP 6383

Muscle Physiology (for students in Nutrition emphasis)

3

NUIP 6384

Cardiovascular Physiology

3

NUIP 7640

Special Topics

1-3

NUIP 7305

Advanced Cardiac Physiology

2

NUIP 7540 Culinary Medicine 1

OC TH 6860

Disability Studies Forum

1

PBHLT 6100

Biostatistics I

3

PBHLT 7100

Biostatistics II

3

PED 5750

Genome Analysis I

2

SW 6621

Motivational Interviewing

3

Other courses

As approved by student’s committee

 

CONTACT US

Katherine Beals, PhD, RD, FACSM, CSSD

Director of Online Master's Program, Associate Professor (Clinical) - Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

Carisse Winegar

Program Manager - Academics

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