The Ph.D. degree in food science and nutrition with a specialization in nutrition provides you an advanced understanding of nutritional science and prepares you for teaching and to conduct independent research in diverse areas of the field. Throughout the program, you will have an opportunity to investigate the relationship between nutrition and health, support the communication of nutrition principles to the public, and acquire critical skills in statistics and research methods.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Food Science and Nutrition — Nutrition Specialization
Areas of Study
The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with specialization in Nutrition includes work in advanced nutrition science, supporting basic and applied sciences and the communication of nutrition principles in the community. Ultimately this area focuses on the relationship between nutrition and health.
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