MS in Nutrition Mission, Objectives and Learning Outcomes

Mission Statement

The mission of the MS in Nutrition is to prepare competent graduates who can design and implement strategies to solve complex issues in the fields of human nutrition and food science in order to ultimately enhance the well-being of individuals and communities.

Program Objectives

The MS in Nutrition aims to:

  1. Prepare students to become critical thinkers capable of solving problems in the areas of human nutrition and food science through evidence-based practice.
  2. Produce investigators with the required competencies to carry out state-of-the-art research in the fields of nutrition and food science.
  3. Produce nutrition and food-related leaders who can work in academia, the industry, clinical and community practice and policy-making

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the MS in Nutrition program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate critical thinking in the interpretation of the most recent nutrition and food science research (Program Objective 1).
  2. Apply professional and inter-professional teamwork skills and ethical standards in the application of nutrition care (Program Objectives 1 and 2).
  3. Demonstrate continuous active learning and awareness of current trends in nutrition and food science through relevant information sources (Program Objectives 2 and 3).
  4. Design and implement research protocols using reliable methodologies in the fields of nutrition and food science (Program Objective 3).
  5. Interpret statistical analysis results in health-related areas (Program Objectives 2 and 3).