M.P.H. and Ph.D. in Food Science & Human Nutrition

The M.P.H. can be earned jointly with the Ph.D. in Food Science & Human Nutrition. In the joint program, up to 12 hours of coursework may be applied to both degrees, and the degrees are conferred simultaneously at the completion of the program.

CHLH 410Public Health Practice4
CHLH 469Environmental Health4
CHLH 540Health Behavior: Theory4
CHLH 550Health Policy: United States4
CHLH 572Principles of Epidemiology4
CHLH 573Biostatistics in Public Health4
CHLH 575Chronic Disease Prevention4
CHLH 577Health Program Evaluation4
CHLH 594Special Topics4
CHLH 587MPH Applied Practice Experience4
CHLH 589MPH Integrative Learning Experience2
Area of concentration coursework from approved list, min 3 (may be met by Ph.D. core courses)
Electives and seminars, min 3 (may be met by Ph.D. core courses)
FSHN Concentration-specific coursework selected in consultation with advisor 126
Electives from Ph.D. departmental list (may be met by M.P.H. core courses) (At least 3 must be must be graded courses at the 500-level)
FSHN 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)32-38
Total Hours100

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum 500-level hours required overall in the program: 12 (8 within M.P.H.)
Additional courses may be required beyond the concentration minimum per Advisory Committee.
Approved Masters Degree Required for Admission? No
Qualifying Exam Required: Yes
Preliminary Exam Required: Yes
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense Required: Yes
Minimum GPA: 3.0