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Curriculum

Below is the curriculum for the online MSNS program. Plans of study are at the bottom of the page. 

Core Courses (8 Course Units)

• Advanced Macronutrient Metabolism (1 CU)

• Advanced Micronutrient Metabolism (1 CU)

• Medical Nutrition Therapy I (1 CU)

• Medical Nutrition Therapy II (1 CU)

• NURS 6230 Nutrition Counseling (1 CU)

• NURS 5000 Introduction to Epidemiology (1 CU)

• Capstone Project Planning (1 CU)

• Capstone Completion Project (1 CU)

Elective Courses (Students will select 2 Course Units from the list below)

• NURS 6760 Obesity and Health (1 CU)

• Data Science and Precision Nutrition (1 CU)

• Nutrition Equity (1 CU)

• Culinary Nutrition (1 CU)

• Omics in Nutrition Science (1 CU)

• Exercise Physiology and Nutrition (1 CU)

 

Plans of Study

Students start in Fall Semester.

For full time students, the plan of study includes Fall 1= 3 Core, Spring 1 = 3 Core (including Capstone 1) + 1 elective, and Summer 1= 2 Core (including Capstone 2) + 1 elective.

For part time students, the plan of study includes Fall 1= 2 Core, Spring 1 = 2 Core, Summer 1= 1 Core + 1 elective, Fall 2 = 2 Core (including Capstone 1), Spring 2 = 1 Core (Capstone 2) + 1 elective.