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Master of Science in Nutrition

Course Description


MS in Nutrition (Denton and Houston)
TWU graduate students who seek an MS in Nutrition take NFS 5314 Nutrition and Human Metabolism and NFS 5363 Human Nutrition in Disease plus other graduate courses in nutrition, biology, or chemistry. This degree prepares students for leadership positions as health practitioners or for advanced study in nutrition.

Coursework Option
Thesis Option

All non-degree seeking students are allowed a maximum of 12 hours of graduate coursework, after which they must be admitted to the NFS graduate program before further graduate coursework can be taken.

NOTE: Students in the Master of Science coursework-only option programs in Nutrition, Food Systems Administration, and Food Science admitted before fall semester 2014 may choose to take the exit exam or complete the capstone seminar course for degree completion. Students admitted for or after fall semester 2014 must complete the capstone seminar course for degree completion.

International Students:

Effective with admission for the Fall 2011 semester, provisional admission based upon the need for English proficiency will no longer be allowed. Rather, all students for whom an English proficiency test is required must meet the following minimum criteria:
TOEFL (paper-based): Score of 550 or higher
TOEFL (computer-based): Score of 213 or higher
TOEFL iBT: Score of 79 or higher
MELAB: Score of 80 or higher
IELTS: Score of 6.5 or higher
GRE: Verbal score of 153 (500 original) or higher

Entry Requirements

Official transcripts that show evidence of prerequisite courses and at least a 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 undergraduate hours.Evidence of completing the Graduate Record Examination with a preferred minimum score of 143 (350 original) on the verbal portion and 141 (450 original) on the quantitative portion.A 1-2 page resume providing evidence of work and volunteer experience related to intended field of study.Applicants who meet the above criteria with exception of GPA may qualify for provisional admission if they have at least a 3.0 GPA (4.0 scale) on the last 60 undergraduate hours.

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