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Howard University

Department of Nutritional Sciences

Washington, DC

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Overview

Howard University / Department of Nutritional Sciences is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
67%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 83.33%
White or Caucasian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

2
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Dietary fiber, phytate, trace minerals, cardio-vascular diseases, overweight/obesity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
600,000

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Allan A. Johnson
Phone: 202-806-6100

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