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Food Science and Human Nutrition

The University of Maine

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1503 USD/credit
1503 USD/credit
461 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Food Science and Human Nutrititon program of The University of Maine is offered by the School of Food and Agriculture.

Overview

The Food Science and Human Nutrititon program of The University of Maine includes three tracks:

  • Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Dietetic Internship
  • UMaine Online Combined Human Nutrition and Food Technology. 

Tracks 1 and 2 have a thesis and non-thesis option, track 3 has only a non-thesis option. Track 3 is completely delivered through UMaine Online. Students in track 3 are not eligible for assistantships or fellowships and cannot apply to the doctoral program upon completion of the online M.S. Applicants in track 1 with a Food Science focus must have successfully completed undergraduate training with either a major or minor in one of the biological or physical sciences with courses in organic chemistry and biochemistry or an undergraduate degree in food science, food technology, food engineering or processing.  

Applicants in track 1 with a Human Nutrition focus should have an undergraduate degree in nutrition (or approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics), human ecology, chemistry, biochemistry, or in an appropriate combination of biological sciences with courses in nutrition, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and human physiology. 

Track 2 is only available to students who have obtained a verification statement from an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited undergraduate program and who have matched into the University of Maine Dietetic Internship Program. 

Applicants selecting the combined Human Nutrition and Food Technology UMaineOnline program (track 3) should have had one year of college-level chemistry, one year of college-level biology (with one semester being Anatomy & Physiology), and an entry-level nutrition course. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Human Nutrition
  • Food Preservation
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Nutrition and Aging
  • Trace Mineral Nutrition, Metabolism and Clinical Applications
  • Current Food Safety Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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
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.
4 (analytical)

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.
88
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • Official test scores
  • $65 application fee
  • Official English proficiency examination scores are required unless you have received a degree from an English-speaking institution
  • Certification of Finances to be submitted at the time of admission
  • A copy of your passport or visa to aid in processing I-20 paperwork

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1503 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1503 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    461 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 461 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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