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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Nutrition - Non-Thesis (MS)

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Requirements For The Degree

Students accepted into the program may opt to pursue either the Thesis or Non-Thesis option for the MS in Human Nutrition

Non-Thesis Option

The Non-Thesis Option requires the courses below and:

  • completion and submission of a scholarly project
  • satisfactory performance on a written comprehensive exam
  • presentation of the scholarly project in seminar format to the department faculty.


  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Nutrition (requiring biochemistry as a prerequisite)

Minimum Admission Requirements:

  • 1000 GRE (Verbal & Quantitative) (or 297 for tests taken on or after August 1, 2011)
  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA
  • 3.00 GPA based on major courses

Course Requirements:

Total Credits: 31

Note: Students must successfully complete a written comprehensive exam as part of the requirements for the MS in Human Nutrition.

Last Revised 2018-2019 Academic Year