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Boston University

Nutrition and Metabolism (MS)

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Nutrition and Metabolism (MS) is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam Either TOEFL or IELTS for international students if they have not completed a prior degree in a country with English as an official language.
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam Either TOEFL or IELTS for international students if they have not completed a prior degree in the United States of America, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, or Ireland.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95
Applied

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 10th July 31st No
Winter deadline December 20th December 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Either TOEFL or IELTS for international students if they have not completed a prior degree in a country with English as an official language.
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, transcripts from all previous post-secondary schools, CV, minimum of 2 letters of recommendation (3 preferred)
Doctoral Degree Exam Either TOEFL or IELTS for international students if they have not completed a prior degree in the United States of America, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, or Ireland.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Federal Work-Study
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.54%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 30.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biochemical & molecular nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, cardiometabolic diseases, obesity, physical activity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Boston University School of Medicine
72 E. Concord St.
Boston, MA  02118
United States
Contact Dr. Lynn L. Moore
Program Director
Email: llmoore@bu.edu
Phone: 617-358-1325
Fax: 617-358-5677

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