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Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) in Human Nutrition

Core Competencies

There are four overarching academic competencies that students are expected to master during the course of their MSPH program. Students should

  1. Identify and interpret public health nutrition problems and characterize these problems in terms of measurable indicators
  2. Analyze relevant nutrition data and interpret scientific evidence to develop and implement prevention, control, and evaluation plans
  3. Design, manage, and evaluate nutrition-related research or programs in a field, laboratory, or clinical experience—from conception of ideas through data collection and analysis—to inform guidelines
  4. Communicate through written reports, oral presentations, and other media nutrition information of high technical quality and program or policy relevance