Nutrition & Dietetics: Graduate Programs



Goals & Objectives

The overall goal of our graduate nutrition programs is to develop proficient professionals who will be proactive in scholarship and leadership in their respective fields.


  1. To foster a learning environment that leads to quality teaching and learning, original research contributions, and scholarly pursuits within the nutrition discipline.
  2. To prepare students who can think critically in the theoretical and practical areas of nutrition, exercise science, and sports nutrition.
  3. To promote student commitment to life-long learning, professional development, and community service.
  4. To encourage mentoring, teamwork, and collaboration among students and faculty.
  5. To empower students to excel in their knowledge and skill development in order to competitively enter the job market or doctoral programs.