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Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutritional Sciences

Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutritional Sciences

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The Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences (IGPNS) integrates information from across 10 disciplines to give students a well-rounded understanding of nutrition and its application; providing the structure for coordinating and enhancing interdisciplinary nutrition research and graduate education. Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Nutritional Sciences are offered with three specializations: Animal nutrition, Human nutrition, Molecular/biochemical nutrition. The general requirements of the Nutritional Sciences degree at the masters level, in addition to those of ISU Graduate College, are: NutrS 501 Graduate-level physiology (NutrS 549, KIN 550, KIN 551) 3-6 credits of graduate-level biochemistry 3 credits of graduate-level statistics (STAT 401) Graduate student orientation course (FS HN 580 or An S 501) Seminar(s) attendance in Food Science and Human Nutrition (FS HN 581) or Animal Science (An S 603) Seminar presentation course (FSHN 681 or An S equivalent) 1 semester credit of seminar pertaining to student?s research Teaching assistant requirement (FS HN 590C or AnS 590L) Summer lectureship (NutrS 505) Successful completion of a thesis and defense of the thesis. Students are expected to complete the course work established by the Program of Study (POS) Committee based on specialization with a minimum of 30 graduate-level semester credits, not less than 22 of which must be earned at Iowa State University.