Eastern Michigan University

Extended Programs and Educational Outreach

Human Nutrition



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Human Nutrition

Format: Online

Program Description:

This program is designed for Registered Dietitians (RD), or other health professionals, and those with a strong interest in nutrition. It offers an advanced degree with a focus on nutrition for health promotion and chronic disease risk. It, like other programs at Eastern Michigan University (EMU), is fully accredited through the NCA Higher Learning Commission and we deliver this program both on-campus and online. This degree can enhance your current degree and provide opportunities in health care, business, education and the field of human performance. If you are a Registered Dietitian, this degree will allow you to obtain Continuing Professional Education toward maintaining your credential. If you are not a Registered Dietitian and you plan to counsel individuals or groups regarding dietary intake, the M.S. in Human Nutrition is presently not recommended due to current flux in Michigan state laws on licensure/registration. Requirements: Entrance into EMU as a graduate student; Declare Human Nutrition as a major; Deficiencies in course work are in progress or satisfied; Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75. Programs of Study: This degree requires a minimum of 30 credits for the thesis option and 36 credits for the non-thesis option. Your plan of study will be individualized. If part-time study is preferred, you can work with your adviser to determine a program of study.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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