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MS Degree in Nutrition with the Community Nutrition Concentration

The fully online MS in Nutrition with a Community Nutrition concentration from the University of Tennessee can lead to excellent careers and professional opportunities in the public, voluntary, and private health sectors. Students in this concentration will be trained in competencies needed to become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and to work in the community in a variety of roles (including as nutrition educators, WIC nutritionists, worksite health and wellness coaches, wellness program coordinators) and settings (including public health department, community agencies, and in Extension programs, such as Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education Program (TNCEP) or the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).

Prerequisites to this program include completion of undergraduate courses in human nutrition, physiology, and statistics. For those lacking only the undergraduate nutrition prerequisite, the student will be required to complete this or a similar class upon admission to our program.