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Nutritional Sciences

University of Tennessee Knoxville

36 months
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31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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Study in Nutrition Science at the doctoral level leads to the Doctor of Philosophy degree and is completed in one of either two concentrations: cellular and molecular nutrition or community nutrition. The Nutritional Sciences program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Overview

Education

Doctoral study in the cellular and molecular nutrition concentration prepares the student for research and/or teaching positions in institutions of higher education, government or industry. 

Doctoral study in the community nutrition concentration prepares the student for research, teaching, and/or advanced-level practice in institutions of higher education, government, or the public and private sectors. The Nutritional Sciences program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

A minimum of 24 credit hours of graduate coursework beyond the Master’s degree is required. A minimum of 12 of these 24 credit hours must be graded A-F. Exceptionally well-prepared students with demonstrated superior achievement may enter upon completion of the baccalaureate degree, in which case a minimum of 48 credit hours of graduate coursework beyond  the baccalaureate degree is required. 

A minimum of 30 of these 48 credit hours must be graded A-F. In either case, an original nutrition research project with 24 credit hours of dissertation work is required. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advances in Carbohydrate, Lipid and Protein Metabolism
  • Advances in Vitamin and Mineral Metabolism
  • Research Methods 
  • Nutrition Intervention in the Community
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Genome Science and Technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application
  • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

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    31798 USD/year
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  • National

    13380 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
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