Department of Nutrition

Degree Planners

Below is the current list of available degree programs. You may click on any of the program titles below and view the sample degree planner.

Nutrition Degree Programs (NUT)

Doctorate

Nutritional Epidemiology (sample course schedule)

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This Doctor of Science area of interest enables students to investigate relationships between diet and disease. Graduates are prepared for careers as research scientists in academic institutions, private-sector organizations, and public health agencies in state, national, and international settings.

Applicants must have a strong background in biology and mathematics. An MD or other professional health-related degree is desirable but not required. Applicants in the Doctor of Public Health must hold an MPH and a prior doctorate degree.

 

Public Health Nutrition (sample course schedule)

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This Doctor of Science concentration combines behavioral sciences with biologic and quantitative approaches to design and evaluate nutrition programs, policies, and dissemination of nutrition research. Graduates are prepared for careers as research scientists in academic institutions, private-sector organizations, and public health agencies in state, national, and international settings.

Applicants must have a strong background in biology and mathematics. An MD or other professional health-related degree is desirable but not required. Applicants in the Doctor of Public Health must hold an MPH and a prior doctorate degree.