NS Masters of Public Health Sample Schedule

Sample Schedule 2021-2022 Masters of Public Health (MPH) Nutritional Sciences
60 credit degree (add electives as needed)
Course Number Course Name Credits Day(s) Time
FALL - Year 1
BIOSTAT 521 Applied Biostatistics 3 TTH (lecture and lab) 10:00-11:30 am
NUTR 630 Principles of Nutritional Sciences 3 MW 1:00-2:30 pm
NUTR 642* Community Nutrition 3 MW 10:00-11:30 am
NUTR 688 Research Topics in NS (year-long) .5 W 3:00-4:30 pm
PUBHLTH 507 Social Determinants of Health and Health Communications 2 T 12:30-2:30 pm
PUBHLTH 512 Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health 3 MW (arranged labs) 9:00-10:00 am
WINTER - Year 1

BIOSTAT 522 or

Biostatistical Analysis for Health-Related Studies 3 TTH 8:30-10:00 am
NUTR 620 Multivariate Analysis of Nutrition-related studies
NUTR 631 Metabolism of Vitamins and Minerals 3 MW 11:30-1:00pm
NUTR 688 Research Topics in NS (continued) .5 W 3:00-4:30 pm
PUBHLTH 513 (can take in year 1 or 2) PH Systems, Policy and Management 3 MW (arranged discussion) 10:00-11:30 am
         
SUMMER MPH Internship
FALL - Year 2
NUTR 600 Professional Development in NS 2 F 10:00-12:00 pm
NUTR 639 Pathophysiology of Obesity 3 MW 8:30-10:00 am
WINTER - Year 2
NUTR 640 Nutrition Assessment 3 TTH 10:00-11:30 am
PUBHLTH 513 (can take in year 1 or 2) PH Systems, Policy and Management 3 MW (arranged discussion) 10:00-11:30 am
PUBHLTH 514 PH Sciences and the Environment 2 T 1:00-3:00 pm

NOTE: Students must complete a program evaluation course before graduation.  These courses are often not offered every year.  Here is what we know!  Choose one course:

Course Semester offered Credits
PUBHLTH 511 Nutrition and Public Health Winter 2022
Winter 2023
2
NUTR 633 Evaluation of Global Nutrition Programs Winter 2023 (tentative) 3
NUTR 650 Socio-Ecological Approaches to Child and Adol Nutrition Winter 2022 3
NUTR 677 Physical Growth and Maturation Fall 2021
Fall 2022 (tentative)
2

*NUTR 642 is recommended for all MPH students, but it is required for the Dietetics concentration.  We recommend this course because a major project in NUTR 642 is conducting a mock community needs assessment which is relevant to anyone considering community public health work.