Public Health (M.P.H.) - Nutrition

Public Health (M.P.H.) - Nutrition

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. 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 505Principles of Environmental Health3
HLTH 507Public Health Administration3
HLTH 509Social and Behavioral Theory Applications in Public Health3
HLTH 511Research Methods in Public Health3
Competency Examination
HLTH 600MPH Competency Exam0
Nutrition Concentration
HLTH 640Principles of Nutrition3
HLTH 642Food-borne Illness Prevention3
HLTH 643Nutrition and Chronic Disease3
HLTH 644Diabetes, Obesity and Eating Disorders3
HLTH 645Performance Nutrition for the Physically Active3
HLTH 698Practicum3
Elective Courses
Choose six credit hours of the following:6
Organizational Behavior
Strategic Leadership and Management
Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management
Media Technologies and Communication Strategies
Team Leadership and Conflict Resolution
any 500-600 level HLTH course not already required in the degree
Total Hours42

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 42 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-)
  • 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 Resident & Online Format

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