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Courses in Nutrition and Public Health

Master's Degree Courses

  • Advanced Nutrition I (3 credits)
  • Advanced Nutrition II (3 credits)
  • Community Nutrition (2 credits)
  • Nutritional Ecology (3 credits)
  • Food, Nutrition, and Behavior (3 credits)
  • Nutrition Care Process & Medical Nutrition Therapy I (3 credits)
  • Nutrition Care Process & Medical Nutrition Therapy II (3 credits)
  • Nutrition and Human Development (3 credits)
  • Research Methods (3 credits)
  • Nutritional Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • Analysis of Current Literature and Research in Nutrition (3 credits)
  • Nutrition Counseling (2 credits)
  • Strategies for Nutrition Education and Health Behavior Change (3 credits)
  • Principles of Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • Planning Health Education Programs (3 credits)
  • Social Policy and Prevention or other elective (3 credits)
  • Fieldwork in Nutrition and Public Health (1 credit)
  • Master’s Thesis
 

Master's Degree Prerequisites

Prerequisites that must be completed prior to beginning the master’s program:   
  • English composition, communications, or equivalent writing-intensive course
  • Human physiology I & II (2 semesters with labs) OR 2 semesters of biology with labs plus 1 semester of human physiology without lab
  • General/Inorganic chemistry with lab (1 comprehensive semester)
  • Organic chemistry with lab (1 comprehensive semester)
  • Biochemistry without lab (1 comprehensive semester)
  • Basic/Introductory nutrition
  • Statistics
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
 
Prerequisites that must be completed prior to beginning the master’s program or alongside master’s courses during the first year in the program: 
  • Microbiology without lab (completed at any 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university)
  • Food, Society & Health (completed at Lehman College during the fall semester)
  • Food Science (completed at Lehman College during the spring semester)
  • Food Service Management (completed at Lehman College during summer session #1)