Nutrition and Dietetics, M.S. & Public Health, M.P.H. Dual Degree
Saint Louis University's Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics dual degree program is a collaboration between the College for Public Health and Social Justice and the Doisy College of Health Sciences Department of Nutrition and Dietetics.
This integrated program requires completion of M.S. degree requirements as well as the fulfillment of a complete M.P.H. with public health practice concentration (42 credits), which includes nine credits of coursework from the Doisy College of Health Sciences M.S. degree.
For additional information see the catalog entries for the following programs:
The College for Public Health and Social Justice is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Students must meet the admission requirements and be admitted into both degree programs according to the processes of each of the participating academic units in order to pursue a dual degree program.
Individuals may apply to the M.P.H. degree program concurrently with application to or following their admission to the Doisy College of Health Sciences; however, admission to the dual degree program is contingent upon admission to both the M.P.H. and the M.S. degree programs.
Roadmaps are recommended semester-by-semester plans of study for programs and assume full-time enrollment unless otherwise noted.
Courses and milestones designated as critical (marked with !) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timely graduation. Transfer credit may change the roadmap.
This roadmap should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor/mentor each semester. Requirements, course availability and sequencing are subject to change.
|Critical course: DIET 5100||Human Nutr: Physio & Metab.||3|
|Critical course: HMP 5000||Health Care Organization||3|
|Critical course: PUBH 5010||Mission and Practice of Global Public Health||2|
|Critical course: PUBH 5040||Generating Evidence from Public Health Data †||3|
|Critical course: PUBH 5070||Translating Evidence and Theory for Community Practice||3|
|Critical course: DIET 5060||Maternal & Child Nutr & Health||3|
|Critical course: DIET 5130||Human Nutr: Physio & Meta II||3|
|Critical course: HMP 5720||Government Financing of Health Care||3|
|Critical course: PUBH 5030||Methodological Approaches to Understanding Population Health||3|
|Critical course: PUBH 5060||Environmental and Biological Determinants of Health||2|
|Critical course: HCE 5020||Ethical Issues in Public Health||2|
|Critical course: DIET 5300||Community Nutrition||3|
|Critical course: BSDP 5100||Public Health and Disasters||3|
|Critical course: DIET 5450||Public Health Nutrition Practicum||3|
|Critical course: DIET 5480||Nutrition Education&Counseling||3|
|Critical course: DIET 5960||Nutrition Capstone||1|
|Critical course: HMP 5300||Management of Health Care Organizations||3|
|Critical course: DIET 5960||Nutrition Capstone||2|
|Critical course: HMP 5500||Health Policy||3|
|Critical course: PUBH 5950||Special Study for Examinations ‡||0|
|Critical course: PUBH 5960||Capstone in Public Health Practice 2||3|
Completing SPSS tutorials required prior to first class. Tutorials available on SLU Blackboard.
Registration in this class indicates student has completed coursework required to sit for the CPH exam in the spring semester. This course is waived for students in the online Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness concentration.