ARCHIVED 2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 
    Jan 19, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Health Sciences Degree Program (M.H.S.)

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The Master of Health Sciences degree program requires a minimum of 36 semester hours of approved graduate coursework. The curriculum is composed of four parts: (1) core courses; (2) concentrations in education, environmental health, gerontology, management, and nutrition; (3) guided electives; and (4) completion options of a thesis or a project.

Applicants must own or have access to a personal computer and printer with at least: Windows 2000 or XP (or MAC OS 9.0) operating system, 266 MHz processor, CD-ROM drive (8X or higher), 33.6 or 56K Modem or better, Microsoft Word processing, and an Internet service provider account.

Concentrations (18 hours)

Gerontology Option

Guided Electives Hours:3

Completion Options (6 hours)

Option for Dietetic Internship

American Dietetic Association

Completion of the option enables the student to take the American Dietetic Association registration examination and thus become a Registered Dietitian. The coursework includes 1,125 hours of onsite clinical experience. Students in this option will incur some costs (i.e., liability insurance, travel to clinical sites, uniforms) in addition to the regular graduate fees. Students wishing to complete this option must apply for admission to the option and submit a verification statement of completion of an ADA approved Didactic Program in Dietetics.

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