Degree Requirements

Degree candidates must complete the courses listed in the 50-credit curriculum with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B average). All degree requirements are to be completed within a 5-year period. To complete the program within 28 months, students must take two courses per term, three terms per year.

All students are required to pass an on campus comprehensive examination approximately 3 months after the completion of all coursework in order to graduate. The exam is held on a Sunday morning, twice annually, on the main campus in Bridgeport, Conn. Travel expenses are the student’s responsibility.

Instructional Format

The M.S. in Human Nutrition is offered in two formats:

  • One-weekend per month On-Campus Weekend Program
  • Online Program┬ádelivered through a digital online learning system (Canvas)


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