Department of Health Professions

Department of Health Professions

M.S. in Health Sciences with a Concentration in Dietetics (Online Program)

About The Program


A Master of Science degree may be pursued with a major in health sciences and a concentration in dietetics. The entire program is completed online with no requirement for on-campus attendance.  It includes 33 to 34 hours of coursework in advanced nutrition, current trends in foods, management, and research methods, in addition to electives. Tuition information can be found at http://www.jmu.edu/ubo/. All students must plan and conduct a research project.  Students may choose to write their research manuscript as either a directed research paper, which is written as a journal article using guidelines required by professional scientific journals, or in the traditional thesis format.  The research component can be completed in a variety of ways, including evidence analysis, research related to worksite issues, or traditional laboratory research. 

View further information about this program in the graduate catalog.

Admission to the Program


This program is not accepting applications at this time. If you have further questions please contact Jeremy Akers at 540-568-8974 or akersjd@jmu.edu