The non-thesis master’s degree program provides students with the knowledge and experience for clinical, community, industry and government careers.
Degree Type: Masters
Degree Program Code: MS_FDNS_NT
Degree Program Summary:
The non-thesis master’s degree program provides students with the knowledge and experience for clinical, community, industry and government careers. We’ve designed our curriculum to develop your:
- Application of research in real world settings such as program planning, policy development or counseling
- Concentration in a specialty to expand your career
- Speaking and writing skills for a variety of audiences
- Skills to be lifelong learners and consumers of new and emerging information
Requirements include a minimum of 30 semester credit hours including 3 credits of statistics (required minimum), and a minimum of 12 credit hours of course work open only to graduate students. In addition to the 15 required FDNS credit hours, students must take 12 elective credits in FDNS 6000, 7000 or 8000 level courses and/or related courses outside FDNS at the 6000, 7000, or 8000 level. Students with credit in FDNS 4100, Micronutrient Nutrition, or another course in vitamin and mineral nutrition may substitute another graduate level course in FDNS for FDNS 6100. Students must pass a culminating exam based on their coursework prior to graduating.
Athens (Main Campus)
College / School:
College of Family & Consumer Sciences
305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Foods and Nutrition