Phd in nutritional science in University of connecticut
The Ph.D. program consists of three parts:1. 25-30 credits of advanced course work, beyond the M.S. degree, selected with Advisory Committee approval. A Plan of Study outlining the courses to be taken must be submitted to the Graduate School for approval. Students are required to have a competent reading knowledge of at least one foreign language or at least six credits of advanced course work in a related or supporting area.2. The General Preliminary Examination involves two stages. Each student is required to take a written examination at or near the end of the course work program. After successful completion of the written exam, the student needs to pass an oral exam. Following the successful completion of the predoctoral written and oral exams, a student is required to write a detailed proposal describing their research, the Dissertation Prospectus, which is defended orally to the Department. When a student has passed both the written and oral component of the General Examination and passed their Prospectus, they are admitted to the PhD candidacy.3. Upon completion of the research described in the Prospectus, the candidate presents and defends his/her dissertation research before their Advisory Committee, Graduate Faculty and peers.
A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university, Official Transcripts, TOEFL: 79 (Internet-based test - iBT), 550 ( Old Paper-based test - PBT), IELTS-6.5, PTE-53
Careers in Health Care Industries as Director of Nutritional Services, Dietitian - Private Practice, Hospital or other Health Care Facility, Nutrition Education, Food Service, Outpatient Nutrition Services, Research, Administration; in Government as Nutritionist - State Department of Health, Nutrition Educator - State Department of Education, WIC Director, School Nutritionist, Nutrition Education and Training, Nutrition Policy and Planning, Research, Administration; in Food Industry for Product Development, Quality Control, Marketing and Sales, Scientist/Research Specialist, Administration, Production Management, Production/Owner and Operator.