Nutrition (M.S.)

Nutrition (M.S.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
HLTH 501Biostatistics3
HLTH 503Principles of Epidemiology3
HLTH 640Principles of Nutrition3
HLTH 642Food-borne Illness Prevention3
HLTH 644Diabetes, Obesity and Eating Disorders3
NUTR 641Nutritional Biochemistry I3
NUTR 642Nutritional Biochemistry II3
NUTR 650Nutrition Research3
Choose two of the following courses:6
Performance Nutrition for the Physically Active
Child and Adolescent Nutrition
Nutrition for Pregnancy and Lactation
Geriatric Nutrition
Total Hours30
Elective Courses
Elective 13
Elective 13
Total Hours6

Choose one of the following courses not already applying to the degree: HLTH 643 Public Health Nutrition (3 c.h.), HLTH 645 Performance Nutrition for the Physically Active (3 c.h.), NUTR 645 Child and Adolescent Nutrition (3 c.h.), NUTR 646 Nutrition for Pregnancy and Lactation (3 c.h.), NUTR 647 Geriatric Nutrition (3 c.h.), NUTR 648 Nutritional Program Planning (3 c.h.), or NUTR 649 Nutrition Education (3 c.h.)

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Liberty University course work that is more than 10 years old may not be applied towards this degree. Students are required to repeat the course if it has exceeded the age limit
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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