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.
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- Advanced Human Nutrition
- Food Preservation
- Nutritional Assessment
- Nutrition and Aging
- Trace Mineral Nutrition, Metabolism and Clinical Applications
- Current Food Safety Systems
- 12 months
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Food Sciences Biochemistry View 462 other Masters in Human Medicine in United States
- 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
International1503 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National1503 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
In-State461 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 461 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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