Public Health - Nutrition, Master | Northern Arizona University | Flagstaff, United States
24 months
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26994 USD/year
26994 USD/year
11004 USD/year
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About

The Master in Public Health - Nutrition program at Northern Arizona University prepare competent registered dietitian nutritionists in a timely manner who are capable of planning, implementing, and evaluating health programs and contributing to scholarly endeavors.

Overview

The Master in Public Health - Nutrition program at Northern Arizona University is a 24-month residential program that includes graduate courses in public health and dietetics along with supervised experiential learning.

Our instructors and preceptors are dedicated to preparing students to serve the public health and nutrition needs of Northern Arizona communities and beyond. Students progress through a series of graduate-level courses in public health and nutrition that include learner-centered teaching approaches. Courses include innovative uses of simulation and service learning activities so that students don’t just learn about public health and nutrition, they learn how to apply these concepts into real world settings.

Careers in Dietetics

Accordion Open

The field of nutrition and dietetics is continually growing. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the projected growth from 2016-2026 is 15%. In 2017 the median pay for dietitians was $59,410 per year.

Dietitians are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They work in a variety of settings including hospitals, health clinics, public health departments, and foodservice operations.

Beginning in 2024, a master’s degree will be required in order to gain candidacy to sit for the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Metabolism: Macro & Micronutrients
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Public Health Nutrition 
  • Research Methods and Program Evaluation in Public Health 
  • Food Science and Culinary Arts w/lab 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

68 SCH

 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis.
  • All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
  • All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26994 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11004 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 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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