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Human Nutrition, M.Sc.

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The Master of Science in Human Nutrition is the only weekend program of its type in Connecticut. We provide high-quality nutrition education at the graduate level for working adult students in the food, pharmaceutical, and allied health fields so that they may apply current, in-depth nutritional knowledge in their areas of specialization.

About

All University of New Haven students have access to the many resources available through the University’s Career Development Center, which has been named one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.

From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.

The mission of the School of Health Sciences is to deliver innovative and interdisciplinary allied health and health sciences education that draws on the distinctive identity of the University and its partnerships with hospitals and other healthcare institutions across Connecticut and New England.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vitamin Metabolism
  • Mineral Metabolism
  • Research Methodology in Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Disease I
  • Human Nutrition Internship I
  • Nutrition and Disease II
  • Human Nutrition Internship II
  • Nutrition and Health: Contemporary Issues and Controversies
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Public Health Nutrition and Assessment
  • Functional Nutrition and Physical Assessment
  • Research Project

                      Detailed Programme Facts

                      • Programme intensity Full-time
                      • Languages
                        • English
                      • Delivery mode
                        On Campus

                      English Language Requirements

                      • Minimum required score:

                        6.5

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                      • Minimum required score:

                        80

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                      • Minimum required score:

                        53

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                      Academic Requirements

                      You need the following GPA score:

                      Required score: 3

                      Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                      Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                      General Requirements

                      • Online application
                      • $50 non-refundable fee
                      • Official university transcripts and proof of bachelor’s degree completion. An explanation of your university grading system must also be provided along with your transcripts.
                      • Two letters of recommendation from your professors or employers
                      • A Statement of Purpose is required. A résumé is highly recommended

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International

                        915 USD/credit
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                      • National

                        915 USD/credit
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                      Living costs for New Haven

                      • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
                        Living Costs

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

                      Funding

                      There are 3 types of loan programs for Graduate students:

                      • Federal Direct Student Loan - A federal loan where the student is the borrower. Students must be enrolled at least half-time (5 credits each trimester) to be considered for the Federal Student Loan.
                      • Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loan - A credit based federal loan where the student is the borrower. Students may borrow up to theCost of Attendanceminus any financial aid the student is receiving. A credit-worthy endorser (co-signer) may be required by the lender. Students must first have their eligibility determined for the Federal Direct Student Loan before borrowing the Graduate PLUS loan.
                      • Private Alternative Loans - These are private credit based loans where the student is the borrower and may require a credit worthy co-signer. Students should maximize their federal loan eligibility before applying for a private loan.

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