Public Health Nutrition (M.S.)
The Keene State College Master in Public Health Nutrition cultivates leaders as Public Health Dietitian Nutritionists to inform, educate and empower the public about health and nutrition issues. Through a policy, systems and environmental focus, graduates will form community, state and national partnerships and collaborate to identify and solve pressing health and nutrition concerns.
A Master in Public Health Nutrition from Keene State College provides students the opportunity to design theory-based public health interventions, critically analyze the food security and nutrition status of populations and assess the nutrition related health problems both domestically and internationally. All graduate course offerings for the Master of Science in Public Health Nutrition are fully online.
The Master in Public Health Nutrition prepares graduates for work in local and state public health agencies as well as national agencies such as the USDA Cooperative Extension and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Career prospects include a wide variety of positions in non-profit health agencies, international non-governmental organizations and community service organizations.
The Master in Public Health will require applicants to apply to the College through Graduate Studies. Applicants must submit the following:
- Official transcript of undergraduate course work.
- A professional resume.
- Three letters of recommendation utilizing the KSC applicant recommendation form by three different academic or professional references.
- Statement of personal and career goals.
|Major Requirements (31 credits)|
|PH-601||Food Systems and Sustainability||2|
|PH-602||Food and Nutrition Policy||2|
|PH-603||Advanced Nutrition Counseling||3|
|PH-612||Public Health Nutrition I: Capstone||3|
|PH-614||Public Health Nutr II: Capstone||3|
|PH-616||Research Methods and Design||3|
|PH-622||Nutrition Problems in the U.S.||3|