Maternal and Child Nutrition, Master | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
12 months
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11700 USD/year
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About

During the last decade, the need for nutrition specialists in public health and Maternal and Child Nutrition programs has increased, along with the recognition that low birth weight, diabetes, and childhood overweight and obesity are important national health concerns. The Maternal and Child Nutrition program is offered by the University of California, Davis.

Overview

Key facts

There is also an increasing demand for lactation specialists, as greater numbers of women choose to breast-feed their infants. In response, private and public health agencies have focused on improving the nutrition of mothers and children. The University of California, Davis, Master of Advanced Study in Maternal and Child Nutrition Program is designed to provide a strong scientific background in these topics, and to train professionals to design, implement, and evaluate nutrition intervention programs for mothers and children from a wide variety of cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition During Pregnancy
  • Lactation and Infant Nutrition
  • Child and Adolescent Nutrition
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Epidemiology of Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Principles of Adult Education
  • Public Policy in Maternal and Child Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • By the time they enroll, successful applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent that is comparable to a degree from the University of California both in distribution of academic subject matter and in scholarship achievement.
  • UC Davis graduate programs are no longer accepting paper transcripts as a part of the application process.  Instead, all applicants must upload PDF versions of their transcripts or academic records directly to our system. 

Tuition Fee

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    11700 USD/year
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  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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