Master of Health Science

Cedar Crest College

M.Sc. Online
24 months
716 USD/credit
716 USD/credit
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The Master of Health Science program fron Cedar Crest College is an interprofessional course of study with an emphasis on health and healthcare and focusses on the role nutrition plays in the health of our communities.


The 36 credit online curriculum for the Master in Nutrition is built on clearly defined competencies for advanced level application and practice, beyond the Baccalaureate entry level health professional. The nutrition focused curriculum is aimed to address population health, education theory and practice to facilitate behavior change as well as the monitoring and nutrition management of Non-Communicable Diseases.

Program Outcome

Graduates of this Master of Health Science from Cedar Crest College will develop and demonstrate the skills and competencies needed through the following program competencies:

Domain 1. Advocacy/Public Policy:

• Influences decision makers related to public policy, resources and program services.

Domain 2 Education:

• Design, develop, direct, plan for implantation/or implement, and evaluate education and training programming in the identified focus area.

Domain 3 Application of Knowledge and Skills:

• Utilizes principles of cultural competency and ethical practice in program planning and assessment. • Translates and applies evidence based research into program development, implementation and assessment. • Design, develop, plan for implantation/or implement and evaluates programming to meet the needs of a specific population/organization

Domain 4 Scientific Inquiry:

• Conducts systematic review of the literature that identifies the weight of evidence including areas of consensus, inconsistency, and opportunities for further research, program development, and public policy.

Domain 5 Communication:

• Identifies and uses innovative, appropriate communication techniques and the most effective formats for the intended audience

Domain 6 Business Skills: • Identifies, designs and applies operational systems to ensure effective and efficient outcomes. • Identifies and applies appropriate quantitative and qualitative models to plan an improve effectiveness

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health Program Planning and Management
  • Cultural Competency and Ethics in Health
  • Evidence Analyses
  • Health Stats/Epidemiology
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Nutrition and Non-communicable Disease
  • Health Education: Learning Throughout the Lifespan
  • Geriatric Nutrition: Meeting the Needs of Aging Adults
  • Disordered Eating
  • Nutrition Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 credits alternative credits



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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply as an international student:

  • Complete your free application online

  • Official secondary school transcripts
  • Official university transcripts, if appropriate
  • Original score reports for the TOEFL, SAT or ACT, when appropriate
  • Statement of financial support
  • Personal essay in English
  • Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or academic counselor in English or accompanied by a certified English translation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    716 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 716 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    716 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 716 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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Master of Health Science
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