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Nutrition

Appalachian State University

M.Sc. On Campus Online
24 months
Duration
13704 USD/year
13704 USD/year
3630 USD/year
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About

The Nutrition program at Appalachian State University has a focus on rural health. As a result of its location in northwestern North Carolina, there are many opportunities for student experience and research in topic areas such as health disparities, cultural competency and providing nutrition care to underserved populations.

Overview

Appalachian State University’s Master of Science in Nutrition program offers two concentrations:

  • Dietetics – an on-campus concentration that combines the Master of Science degree and a dietetic internship accredited by an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Most students take the registration exam in the summer after completing the two-year program to become a registered dietitian.
  • Public Health Nutrition – an online concentration to help you develop an understanding of the relationship between nutrition and human health that you can use to start a new career or advance to higher levels in your current position.

You will study with faculty whose research interests include rural health and the region’s traditional and current dietary practices, the interaction of nutrients and foods on physiological and athletic outcomes, behavior modification, snacking behavior, chronic disease epidemiology, local farmer’s markets, food science course pedagogy, and nutritional interventions for children with HIV.

Careers

  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Director of Nutrition Services
  • Nutritionist
  • Wellness Coach
  • Care Plan Manager
  • Wellness and Benefits Coordinator
  • Sales Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Nutrition and Foods
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition for the Elderly
  • Advanced Concepts in Nutrition and Assessment
  • Dietetic Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

46 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE (score must be no more than 5 years old)
  • Resume (Required upload for application submission); letter addressing reasons why applicant wishes to enter the program, not to exceed two pages stating reasons why applicant wishes to enter the program
  • Meeting or exceeding the conditions below does NOT guarantee admission. All applications for a given entry term will be weighed based upon the number of seats available and the quality of the complete application packages.
  • 3.0 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores from the appropriate admission test(s), OR 2.5 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores at the 25th percentile level from the appropriate admission test(s).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6852 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    13704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6852 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    3630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1815 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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