George Mason University

College of Health and Human Services

Nutrition

Address:

Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

Phone:

703.993.8898

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Nutrition

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate certificate in nutrition prepares students to apply nutrition principles and the latest scientific evidence and methods of nutrition to health practice and research among different populations. The program emphasizes understanding the role of nutrition in population health and well-being and the development of skills required in the practice, analysis, and interpretation of nutrition-related information and data among individuals and populations. Students will acquire competencies in the following areas: public health nutrition framework; assessment and monitoring; research design and methodology; and planning and evaluation of nutrition programs.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

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