Department of Nutrition and Food Science College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

Department of Nutrition and Food Science College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
79%
21%
student ratio
38
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
26%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nutrition Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 26
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 57
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, admission to Graduate School, two letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0, undergraduate degree with major in science, courses in human nutrition and metabolism, food chemistry, introductory microbiology, and anatomy and physiology, organic chemistry
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, admission to Graduate School; MS (in exceptional cases, and an outstanding undergraduate record); three letters of recommendation; personal statement, interview (live or web-based)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesBachelor's degree and prerequisite coursework, apply in April only for fall admission, admission to the Coordinated Program in Dietetics
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNutrition cancer; mechanisms by which aging increases cancer risk; nutrition and exercise, nutrition, cancer and metabolomics; diet-induced obesity and diabetes; cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism; dietetics; food microbiology, antimicrobial resistance, microbial detection; food and nutraceutical chemistry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$629,169

Location & Contact

Department of Nutrition and Food Science

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Ahmad Hydari

Chair

Phone: 313-577-2500
Email: ahmad.heydari@wayne.edu

Dr. Pramod Khosla

Graduate Director

Phone: 313-577-0448
Fax: 313-577-8616
Email: nfsgradprogram@wayne.edu


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