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Human Nutrition

Oregon Health & Science University

M.Sc.
24 months
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750 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science (MS) in Human Nutrition provides a graduate education opportunity to Registered Dietitians or students with a Verification Statement signifying completion of a dietetic internship program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

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Overview

The MS expands the knowledge of the biochemical basis of human nutrition as it relates to health, disease, and disease prevention. The MS has a strong clinical and research emphasis that prepares graduates for work in academic centers and research facilities as well as traditional clinical nutrition and management settings. The mission of the MS is to train dietetic professionals in the methods, implementation and interpretation of nutrition science, who are prepared to apply and advance the field of nutrition in research, clinical, management, or community areas of practice. The MS degree is offered with a thesis or non-thesis option

Students in the program take graduate coursework in biostatistics, physiology, medical ethics, nutrition physical examination, and advanced metabolism of macro and micronutrients. Working under the guidance of a faculty mentor, each student completes a thesis or capstone project, and presents the results of his/her project both in written and oral formats. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition Research and Scientific Communication
  • Laboratory Methods in Nutrition
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
For more information, please visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

45 alternative credits

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.
3 (required)
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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist or have an original signed verification statement signifying completion of an accredited dietetic internship program or a letter from your dietetic internship director stating that you are in good standing in the program with the intent to complete the dietetic internship prior to matriculation at OHSU
  • A cumulative grade-point average of all undergraduate courses of at least 3.0 (based on a letter grade system of A-4 points, B-3 points, C-2 points, D-1 point, F-0 points), or its equivalent in other grading systems
  • GPHN does NOT offer conditional acceptance

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

All students enrolled in the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition (including the Dietetic Internship program) are eligible to apply for financial aid.

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