Human Nutrition

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Deadline: Dec 1, 2024
80 place StudyQA ranking:3176 Duration:24 months

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"Nutrition science" is a broad discipline. Sociological, behavioral, policy, public health, medical, agricultural and biologic approaches represent just a few of the nutritionally relevant areas for graduate education in our program.

Human Nutrition is grounded in the science of nutrition. We want all of our students to understand the metabolism and function of nutrients, as well as the scientific basis for the relationships between diet and disease. We also want our students to appreciate the ways in which nutrition science is utilized to improve the health of people and how research is utilized to set public policy.

Core Courses (11 hours)

  • HUMNNTR 7761 Macronutrient Metabolism (4)
  • HUMNNTR 7762 Vitamin and Mineral Metabolism (4)
  • HUMNNTR 7789 Nutrition Research Design (1)
  • HUMNNTR 8888 OSUN Research Seminar (1)
  • HUMNNTR 7899 Oral Research Communication (1)

Methods Course (choose one, 3 hours)

  • STAT 5301 Intermediate Data Analysis I (3)
  • PUBHBIOS 6210 Design and Analysis of Studies in the Health Sciences I (3)
  • MOLGEN 5650 Analysis and Interpretation of Biological Data (3)

Supporting Courses (choose three or four, minimum 10 hours)

  • HUMNNTR 5705 Nutrition and Physical Performance (2)
  • HUMNNTR 5611 Medical Nutrition Therapy 1 (3)
  • HUMNNTR 5612 Medical Nutrition therapy 2 (3)
  • HUMNNTR 8801 Macronutrients-Lipids and Energy Balance (3)
  • HUMNNTR 8802 Advanced Micronutrient Metabolism (3)
  • HUMNNTR 7804 Advanced Community and International Nutrition (3)
  • HUMNNTR 7806 Advanced Nutrition Education (3)
  • HUMNNTR 8832 Nutrition in Women’s Health (3)
  • HUMNNTR 8833 Diet, Nutrition and Cancer (3)
  • ESCE 7741 Multicultural Issues in Counseling (4)
  • ANTHROP 5600 Medical Anthropology: Biosocial Aspects of Health (3)
  • PUBHEPI 8411 Epidemiology of Obesity (3)
  • PUBHHBP 7522 Program Planning and Implementation (3)
  • PUBHHBP 6510 Preventing Disease & Promoting Health Through Behav Science (3)
  • VETBIOS 7730 Endocrinology (4)
  • VETBIOS 6640 Fundamentals of Oncology (4)
  • NURSING 7450 Pathophysiology of Altered Health States (5)
  • MOLGEN 5701 DNA Transactions and Gene Regulation (4)
  • MOLGEN 5705 Advances in Cell Biology (2)

Thesis (6 hours)

The minimum undergraduate GPA is a 3.0, and programs also require a 4-year completed undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.Statement of IntentCurriculum VitaeTranscripts for all previous undergraduate and graduate-level course work3 Letters of ReferenceOfficial GRE scores English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79
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