For students without undergraduate training in the nutrition and dietetics field, the following prerequisite courses must be completed prior to acceptance to the nutrition concentration: C or better in an introductory nutrition course, one year of anatomy/physiology, organic and biochemistry.
The Masters in Public Health with a focused elective area in nutrition is intended for Registered Dietitians, individuals with an undergraduate degree in nutrition or an advanced degree in a health-related field. Completion of the MPH-Nutrition focus provides the graduate with a strong background in the practice of public health and prepares students for careers in public health and nutrition. Careers include directors/administrators of nutrition and public health programs, nutrition care providers, advocates, educators, counselors, and researchers within a variety of work settings, including government agencies, public and private community-health centers, ambulatory care, schools, industry, private practice and management.
Dr. Mary Beth Gilboy
Upon completion of the Nutrition elective track graduates will be able to: