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Nutrition and Food Systems

University of Southern Mississippi

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
592 USD/credit
592 USD/credit
480 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Systems offers advanced study in nutrition and food systems, focusing on applications in dietetic practice and child nutrition program management.

Overview

The curriculum offers a choice of emphasis areas, including dietetic practice, child nutrition program management and applied nutrition. Elective hours are offered in educational administration, adult education, community health, research and statistics, and other areas. Students work with their graduate committees in selecting courses and developing an individual plan of study. Students have the opportunity to develop research interests in child nutrition program management, food service management, clinical or community nutrition, with qualified faculty in each area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Educational Statistics 
  • Research Techniques for Nutrition and Food Systems 
  • Recent Developments in Applied Nutrition 
  • Financial Management in Child Nutrition Programs
  • Food Production Management in Child Nutrition Program
  • The Nutrition of Children
  • Child Nutrition Program Management .
  • Current Topics in Child Nutrition Programs 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Regular admission to the graduate program requires a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, calculated on the last two years of undergraduate study; acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE); three letters of recommendations from person qualified to assess the applicant’s readiness for graduate study; and appropriate prerequisites. Performance on individual courses related to the major will be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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