This degree program offers two options.
THESIS Option ( Plan A ) requires:
• 30 semester hours of a planned program of study,
–– including six to nine semester hours of research.
• a final oral defense of the thesis.
Students applying for this MS degree must have completed appropriate courseworks in:
• inorganic and,
• organic chemistry.
During the program, all MS students are required to take 15-semester hours of nutrition, including 6 hours of advance human nutrition science.
Students are strongly encouraged to pursue complimentary studies in biomedical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, or management.
The plan of study may vary considerably depending upon the education, goals, and specific interests of each student.
The individual program may also be planned to fulfill the academic requirements for the dietetic registration and membership in the American Dietetic Association.
Please direct all questions to:
Dr. Hope Barkoukis
Associate Professor / Interim Department Chair
Phone: (216) 368-2440