Master of Science Program for Physician/Healthcare Professional
* Application Deadline: July 15, 2012
* Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through July 15, 2012 for the Fall 2012 class. However, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible as class size is limited.
The overall purpose of the instruction program is to prepare individuals for positions in teaching, research, and leadership in nutrition programs both in the United States and abroad.
This M.S. program is offered to physicians and other health specialists who wish to augment their training with a knowledge of nutrition. The program is part time and takes two to three years to complete. It is designed to meet the academic and scheduling needs of practicing clinicians.
Admission requirements: a diploma from an institution and/or license is required.
Requirements for the M.S. degree: completion of all required courses and electives, as determined by the student's adviser, with a grade average of B– or better; and participation in at least one research project, with written master's thesis summarizing the project results. The thesis must be approved by the sponsor of the project, the faculty adviser, and the director of the M.S. program. Most project requirements are fulfilled during the summer term following the completion of the academic work.