The M.S. in Nutrition for Health and Human Performance is an online graduate degree designed for current allied health, sport or fitness professionals interested in advancing their careers; recent bachelor's degree graduates interested in the health or sport sciences, specifically nutrition, who wish to gain a M.S. before entering the workforce; or individuals from non-health science backgrounds who are interested in changing career paths (potentially could include individuals with Business, Marketing, Psychology, Counseling, Education, etc. degrees at the Bachelor's level). This program will offer both the current allied health professional and the non-health profession worker an opportunity to gain knowledge in the nutritional sciences for career enhancement or career change.
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|NHHP701||Chemistry of Nutrition||4|
|NHHP710||Dietary Supplements and Human Health and Performance||2|
|NHHP711||Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism||3|
|NHHP712||Nutrition Counseling Strategies and Behavior Change||3|
|NHHP713||Current Topics in Nutrition for Performance||3|
|RSCI708||Applied Nutrition for Health Promotion||3|
|RSCI716||Ethical Issues in Healthcare Professions||3|
|RSCI780||Quantitative & Qualitative Research||3|
|Electives (Pick Two)|
|RSCI717||Healthcare Leadership & Decision Making||3|
Core Credits Required: 30
Elective Credits Required: 6
Total credit hours required for degree: 36
Candidates seeking admission to Lasell College's Nutrition for Health and Human Performance graduate degree program must hold a bachelor's degree from a BS in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Health and Human Performance, or equivalent degree program OR a Bachelor's degree in any field with the following course work passed with a "C" grade or better:
GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission. The TOEFL may be waived for students whose native language is English or students who have successfully completed a bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. All other applicants must submit a TOEFL/IELTS score.
Admission Requirements Checklist:
A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates withfewer than 3 years of professional work experience.*
Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
Tuesday, February 28th @ 6:30 p.m.