Master of Science
Students that graduate from this program are able to formulate research questions, organize and test research problems, and evaluate research study results. Graduates foster critical thinking, inquiry, and professional leadership in the field. Students receive advanced study in nutrition and engage in a framework for additional advanced degree study that enhances career development.
AdmissionsDegree Requirements Apply to the program
Students complete a M.S. in Health Sciences with a specialization in nutrition and may choose a general program with several electives or a professional practice option that combines the M.S. program with a certificate in Public Health or an emphasis in sports nutrition.
The selection of potential degree candidates for the Master of Science degree program in Health Sciences with a concentration in Nutrition is competitive. Applicants must be graduates of accredited institutions with baccalaureate degrees, have acceptable grade point averages and scores on admission tests, and show potential for academic development and professional leadership.
Inorganic Chemistry (1 semester)
(GSU CHEM 1151K or equivalent)
Organic Chemistry (1 semester)
(GSU CHEM 1152K or equivalent)
Human Anatomy and Physiology (2 semesters)
(GSU BIOL 1110K and BIOL 1120K or equivalent)
NUTR 2100 Principles of Nutrition (This course is required for all applicants without a verification statement, beginning 2014 admissions’ cycle. This course is only offered at GSU.)