Nutrition and Food Science, Master of Science (M.S.)

Thesis only: 30 credits    

Requirements for the M.S. degree in Nutrition and Food Science are a minimum of 30 graduate credits of course work including a minimum of 12 credits of 600 level courses and a minimum of 6 graduate credits of masters thesis research (NFSC799). A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required to maintain good academic progress for graduation. The student must complete a thesis and successfully defend their research before a graduate faculty advisory committee approved by the Graduate School. An average duration of a Master's project is 2-3 years depending upon prior education and experience.

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
NFSC688Seminar in Nutrition and Food Science2
NFSC799Master's Thesis Research6
Select one graduate level statistics course3
Specialization Requirements
Select one of the following options:19
Nutrition (NUTR)
Food Science (FDSC)
Total Credits30