MS+DI Courses

All courses are 4 credits unless otherwise indicated. Visit the BU Bulletin for detailed course descriptions.

MS (clinical concentration)+BU DI—Fall Entry (All courses listed are required for the degree program.)

Fall I

  • SPH BS 704 Introduction to Biostatistics (3 units)
  • SAR HS 776 Nutritional Epidemiology (4 units)
  • SAR HS 783 Metabolic Regulation (4 units)
  • SAR HS 788 Theory and Practice of Nutrition Counseling (3 units)
  • SAR HS 779 Advanced Clinical Nutrition (4 units)
  • SAR HS 705 Foundations of Interprofessional Practice A1 (0 units)*

Spring I

  • SAR HS 704 Essentials of Professional Practice (2 units)
  • SAR HS 742 Nutrition and Disease Prevention: A Lifecourse Approach (4 units)
  • SAR HS 785 Nutrition Research (3 units)
  • Graduate elective (2+ units)
  • SAR HS 811 Practicum (3 units)*
  • SAR HS 705 Foundations of Interprofessional Practice A1 (0 units)*

Summer I

  • SAR HS 703 Supervised Practice in Nutrition (3 units)*

Fall II

  • SAR HS 703 Supervised Practice in Nutrition (3 units)*
  • SAR HS 705 Foundations in Interprofessional Practice A2 (0 units)*

*Optional for degree, required for the DI

MS (clinical concentration)+BU DI—Spring Entry (All courses listed are required for the degree program.)

Spring I

  • SAR HS 704 Essentials of Professional Practice (2 units)
  • SPH BS 704 Introduction to Biostatistics (3 units)
  • SPH EP 758 Nutritional Epidemiology (4 units)
  • SAR HS 742 Nutrition and Disease Prevention: A Lifecourse Approach (4 units)
  • Graduate elective (2+ units)
  • SAR HS 705 Foundations of Interprofessional Practice A1 (0 units)*

Fall I

  • SAR HS 783 Metabolic Regulation (4 units)
  • SAR HS 785 Nutrition Research (3 units)
  • SAR HS 788 Theory and Practice of Nutrition Counseling (3 units)
  • SAR HS 779 Advanced Clinical Nutrition (4 units)
  • SAR HS 705 Foundations of Interprofessional Practice A1 (0 units)*
  • SAR HS 811 Practicum (3 units)*

Spring II

  • SAR HS 703 Supervised Practice in Nutrition (3 units)*
  • SAR HS 705 Foundations in Interprofessional Practice A2 (0 units)*

Summer

  • SAR HS 703 Supervised Practice in Nutrition (3 units)*

*Optional for degree, required for the DI

The BU DI (SAR HS 703) begins in June or January following successful completion of academic coursework. It is a 6-unit, 29-week, full-time class requiring payment of tuition. In addition, a $1,000 fee must be paid to the internship site.