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Food and Nutritional Science

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

12 months
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17544 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Food and Nutritional Sciences from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is designed to develop the basic knowledge and skills necessary to undertake research in Food and Nutritional Sciences and other related areas.

Overview

The Food and Nutritional Sciences from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University develops competencies to work as food and nutrition specialists in education, or with other community nutrition agencies and food industries. 

The program also develops theoretical and experimental competencies necessary to pursue additional graduate studies or obtain professional degrees.

Career

Graduates go on to work for public agencies, as registered dietitians, in food chemistry and food production development, food safety and inspection, college and communtiy instruction and many more rewarding fields. 

Programme Structure

Program Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of their coursework, students will accurately communicate in writing their knowledge of advanced concepts and principles related to food and nutritional sciences.
  • Upon completion of their coursework, students will effectively express in an oral presentation their knowledge of food and nutritional sciences concepts, principles and trends.
  • Upon completion of core courses, students will read and analyze scholarly literature in food and nutritional sciences for accuracy of research techniques and contributions to the discipline.
  • Upon completion of the thesis option, students will develop research questions, hypotheses and research methodology to address a problem in the field of food and nutritional sciences.
  • Upon completion of the program, students will identify and apply appropriate theories to address food and nutrition related issues impacting society. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

General requirements

Unconditional admission requires an earned baccalaureate degree in food and nutrition or related field from an accredited institution and a GPA of 2.80 or higher

Applicants without the following background courses or their equivalent will be required to take them as prerequisites:

  • FCS 157: Introduction to Human Nutrition
  • FCS 245: Introduction to Food Science
  • CHEM 251: Elementary Biochemistry and biochemistry Laboratory (CHEM 255)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8772 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2372 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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