The nutrition program within the department of Health and Human Performance offers a fully online non-thesis Master of Science (MS) degree in Nutrition (36 credits). The MS in Nutrition at the University of Houston provides a comprehensive course of study to prepare advanced practitioners in clinical nutrition, clinical management, and health & wellness. Faculty experts provide instruction on evidence-based medical nutrition therapies, advanced physical assessment skills, development and evaluation of educational programs, health, wellness, & fitness, and effective management skills for the clinical leader.
The MS in Nutrition is designed to meet the needs of:
- Currently enrolled dietetic interns desiring a graduate degree.
- Students accepted into a dietetic internship desiring a graduate degree.
- Credentialed Registered Dietitians who have completed their supervised practice experience after 2008.
- Students desiring to advance their nutrition, health, wellness, and fitness knowledge
Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in advanced clinical settings as a practitioner, clinical management leader or other nutrition, health, wellness, and fitness related positions.