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Curriculum Outline - MS-DP Track

The two-year, 41-credit MS-DP Track is comprised of the courses below. Each course is 3 credits except where noted. Classes meet once a week, Monday - Thursday mornings or afternoons (occasionally a class may need to be scheduled in the evening). For course descriptions please see the current Hunter College Graduate Catalog: School of Urban Public Health.

REQUIRED COURSES

Students must maintain a GPA =>3.0 throughout the MS program.

NUTR Core Courses (6 credits total)
PH 75000 Biostatistics or equivalent
NUTR 72500 Nutrition Research

NUTR Specialization Courses (32 credits total)
NUTR 71500 Food Service and Management
NUTR 72000 Community Nutrition Education
NUTR 73300 Nutrition and Human Development
NUTR 73100 Advanced Nutrition I
NUTR 73200 Advanced Nutrition II
NUTR 73400 Clinical Nutrition I
NUTR 73500 Clinical Nutrition II
NUTR 74600 Nutrition and Disease
NUTR 74700 Advanced Nutrition and Assessment Lab (1 credit)
NUTR 74800 Assessment and Counseling
NUTR 75600 Food Science and Environment
NUTR 75700 Food Science and Environment Lab (1 credit)

*Optional electives (with advisor approval):
NUTR 77000 Topics in Nutrition (1, 2, or 3 credits)
NUTR 78301, 02, 03 Independent Study (1, 2, or 3 credits)
Other NUTR or Biology or other electives

NUTR Culminating Experience/Comprehensive Exam (3 credits total)
NUTR 76000 Practicum plus Comprehensive Exam

Graduate students in the MS-DP Track are required to take a Comprehensive Exam, given in the last semester of the program. The exam also serves as preparation for the ADA national registration exam for dietitians. A student must score at least 75% on the comprehensive exam; if  < 75%, s/he will be permitted to retake the exam. Upon completion of the DP academic coursework and the Comprehensive Exam, students will receive a Verification Statement

COURSE SEQUENCE

Year 1
Fall: 12 credits (or 9 credits if Biostatistics taken summer term or earlier prior to the program)
PH 75000 Biostatistics (3cr) (or summer)
NUTR 71500 Food Service and Management (3 cr)
NUTR 72000 Community Nutrition Education (3 cr)
NUTR 73100 Advance Nutrition I (3 cr)

Spring: 13 credits
NUTR 72500 Nutrition Research (3 cr)
NUTR 73200 Advanced Nutrition II (3 cr)
NUTR 73400 Clinical Nutrition I (3 cr)
NUTR 75600 Food Science and Environment Lec (3 cr)
NUTR 75700 Food Science and Environment Lab (1 cr)

Year 2
Fall: 10 credits**
NUTR 73300 Nutrition and Human Development (3 cr)
NUTR 73500 Clinical Nutrition II (3 cr)
NUTR 74700 Adv Nutrition & Assessment Lab (1 cr)
NUTR 74800 Assessment and Counseling (3 cr)

Spring: 6 credits**
NUTR 74600 Nutrition and Disease (3 cr)
NUTR 76000 Practicum incl. Comp Exam (3 cr)

**Please note that you are not considered a full-time student when taking less than 9 credits.

CUNY ONLINE COURSE SCHEDULE - CUNY FIRST

CUNY ONLINE COURSE SCHEDULE - CUNY FIRST
The online schedule, registration, and student records system for all CUNY institutions is known as CUNY First. To locate the Nutrition courses & schedule, select 'Hunter', the semester and year, and department, 'Public Health-NUTR.'Graduate course numbers are 70000 - 79999.

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