This 100% online program prepares students with the skills and knowledge they need to help clients meet their performance goals through the power of nutrition. Students will not only gain a strong knowledge of the impact of diet and nutrition on performance and well-being, but will also develop an entrepreneurial mindset and the confidence to advance their careers - whether within their current line of work or in a new field.
Holistic knowledge of nutrition - Lasell's comprehensive approach combines cutting-edge research with sound practical applications, and integrates coursework related to biochemistry, metabolism, health, and wellness. You'll gain robust preparation for a wide range of professional opportunities in this developing industry.
Designed for working professionals - Our online course format offers unmatched flexibility to suit your busy lifestyle, while our extensive graduate student services ensure you remain connected to the Lasell community and fully supported throughout your program.
A platform for cultivating leadership - We encourage students to take advantage of leadership courses and opportunities that are built into our curriculum, helping them become agents of change in their workplaces and preparing them for advanced positions following graduation.
Expert faculty focused on your success - Faculty members are not only accomplished teachers - they are accomplished professionals in their field. They bring deep insight, extensive experience, and above all, a true desire to help you achieve your goals.
Capstone experience - Through a hands-on research project, apply your new knowledge and gain valuable resume-building experience that will help you hit the ground running after graduation.
Here's a sampling of the job titles student can attain after they complete their degree.
Sports Performance & Nutrition Coach
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Students planning toward a career as a Nutritionist or someone who provides nutrition counseling should refer to the Center for Nutrition Advocacy, http://www.nutritionadvocacy.org/, to determine the laws in their state.
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|NHP701||Chemistry of Nutrition||4|
|NHP710||Dietary Supplements & Human Health||2|
|NHP711||Advanced Nutrition & Metabolism||3|
|NHP712||Nutri Counseling Strat & Behavior Change||3|
|NHP713||Current Topics in Nutrition for Health||3|
|RSCI708||Applied Nutrition Across the Lifespan||3|
|RSCI716||Ethical Issues in Healthcare Professions||3|
|RSCI780||Quantitative & Qualitative Research||3|
|Choose 2 from the following|
|RSCI717||Healthcare Leadership & Decision Making||3|
Core Credits Required: 30
Elective Credits Required: 6
Total credit hours required for degree: 36
|Course Number||Name||Format||Instructor||Day/Time||Session Dates|
|NHP 711||Advanced Nutrition & Metabolism
Prereq NHP701 Min Grade B-
|Online||Hastie, Marisa||Session I||1/16 - 3/6|
|NHP 712||Nutrition Counseling Strategies & Behavior Change||Online||Violante, April||Session I||1/16 - 3/6|
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 international applicants who have earned 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, March 6th