Dec 03, 2020  
2014-2015 
    
2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition and Wellness MPH


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Delivery: This program is offered in an interactive online format (see School of Distance Education Definitions ). The interactive online degree does not require any on-campus time.

Total Credits: 42


Degree Requirements


In addition to the Graduate Academic Requirements  for graduate degrees the following departmental requirements should be noted:

  • A minimum of 42 semester credits
  • Public Health Core - 17 Credits
  • Research - 8 Credits
  • Concentration - 15 Credits
  • Practicum - 2 Credits
  • Culminating Activity

Practicum 2 Credits


Culminating Activity


Student is required to demonstrate ability to integrate specific areas of public health: Administration, Epidemiology, Statistics, Environmental Health, Health Behavior and Nutrition during culminating activity experiences.

Culminating activity includes: A written comprehensive exam, field experience/research project/diatetic internship after completion of all courses, professional portfolio, and an exit interview with the department chairman at conclusion of program.

Admission Requirements


To be eligible for admission to the MPH program, you must have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale). A limited number of students whose background and experience show potential for success but whose GPAs are less than 3.0 may be admitted on a provisional basis.

Prerequisites

  • College-level writing course
  • Physiology course
  • Two nutrition courses
  • Chemistry course
  • College Algebra
  • College Level Statistics

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