Program Details

The MS-Nutritional Sciences is designed to broaden your expertise in nutritional sciences or applied nutrition.
Stevens Point, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Nutrition & Food Science

Program Overview

Program Description:
You will gain the expertise needed to be competitive professionally within the area of community nutrition. Sustainable food systems and community development knowledge and skills are increasingly essential to solving the health and nutrition problems in our populations. Professionals entering this field must be skilled in examining the food system, program planning and evaluation, community development, and leadership, and grant writing. Our 30-credit M.S. degree can be completed in 18 months, while a 2-day/week-class schedule can accommodate working students. Depending upon personal goals, students may choose to complete either a thesis or project option. Limited enrollment allows our faculty to provide personal attention in helping you plan your individual career goals. The Nutritional Science and Dietetics Unit is within the School of Health Promotion & Human Development whose mission is to train professionals who will create healthy living environments in communities throughout Wisconsin and the nation and whose motto is "a legacy of caring".

Additional Program Information

National Wellness Institute
UW System application to graduate studies, $56 application processing fee; a letter of intent detailing your background qualifications, professional development, educational and career goals, and how this program fits into your future professional plans. Please provide specific examples; a current resume or curriculum vitae detailing your professional post baccalaureate work experience; transcript with evidence of an undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or above (based on a 4.0 scale). We may grant probationary status if you have a GPA below 2.75; GRE Scores (Graduate Record Exam).

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