Curriculum Requirements for Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition (Online Courses Only)

Major Requirements

Nutrition Science Core Credits:
CLNU 607 Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology 3
CLNU 608 Nutritional Therapy 3
OR
CLNU 610 Molecular Biology of the Nutrients I 3
CLNU 680 Molecular Biology of the Nutrients II 3
    Total: 6 Credits
Complete CLNU 607 and CLNU 608, or CLNU 610 and CLNU 680.
 
Clinical Core Credits:
CLNU 635 Community Nutrition 2
CLNU 640 Critical Care/Nutrition Support 2
CLNU 650 Nutritional Pathophysiology I 3
CLNU 670 Clinical Nutrition Assessment 2
CLNU 720 Nutritional Pathophysiology II 3
CLNU 750 Clinical Nutrition: Theory and Practice I 3
CLNU 770 Clinical Nutrition: Theory and Practice II 3
    Total: 18 Credits
 
Electives (complete 12 credits) Credits:
CLNU 615 Topics in Applied Nutrition 3
CLNU 622 Nutritional Assessment Laboratory (traditional format only, Old Westbury campus) 2
CLNU 625 Techniques in Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3
CLNU 630 Critical Issues in the Food Supply 2
CLNU 645 Nutritional Contributions of Food 2
CLNU 710 Special Topics in Clinical Nutrition 2
CLNU 772 Nutritional Pharmacology 3
CLNU 774 Exercise Physiology for Nutrition 3
CLNU 779 Nutrition Oncology 4
CLNU 787/788/789 Independent Study 1 credit each
CLNU 795 Thesis 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Required at completion of program Credits:
CLNU 799 Comprehensive Exam 0
 
Elective Topics Courses Credits:
CLNU 710 Special Topics in Clinical Nutrition 2 credits each
Students may elect to take two topics courses (CLNU 710) for a maximum of four credits toward the master's degree requirements. Topics for these courses change each semester according to student needs and interests (i.e., chronic disease, medicinal botanicals, cardiovascular disease, cancer, developmental, maternal and infant, pediatrics geriatrics, and eating disorders).
 
Total Required Credits = 36