The Coordinated Program (CP) includes a Master of Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in Nutrition degree and a supervised practice program. The CP has two program tracks. 1): Students with a DPD verification statement have completed the required didactic coursework and are eligible to begin the supervised practice component of the CP. 2): Students without a DPD verification statement must complete the required didactic coursework before beginning the supervised practice component of the CP.
Thesis Option: Students will take NUTR 7999 Thesis. A minimum of two semesters at three credits each must be completed. Students must be enrolled in thesis credit each semester they continue to work on completion of the requirements for thesis research and must be registered for thesis in the semester of graduation.
Master’s Project - Students will take NUTR 7990 Master’s Project. A minimum of two semesters at three credits each must be completed.
Coursework - Students must take three courses at three credits each. Courses are defined in specialty areas which may include but are not limited to: geriatrics, pediatrics, public health and sports. Students who select the coursework option will be required to take one three credit elective course vs. two.
Comprehensive exam - Students will take NUTR 7500 Comprehensive Examination for three credits in the semester of graduation. Students who select the comprehensive examination option will be required to take one additional three credit elective course.