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Online Bachelor of Science in Nutrition

Growing public demand for health information has created a need for communicators and marketers with a thorough understanding of health and nutrition issues.  As a student in the bachelor of science nutrition program, you will have an advantage the ability to apply nutrition principles in a variety of fields based on one of the following tracks.

Food And Nutrition Management: Students develop an understanding of how different food industries operate (commercial, institutional) and how to manage each type of operation. Students are exposed to the variety of food delivery methods, have an opportunity to operate a retail kitchen and gain an understanding of food service procurement. Additionally, this track requires students to earn their ServSafe Manager certification that demonstrates their food safety knowledge during food production and service.

Nutrition Communication: Students develop expertise in the communication of health and nutrition information. Nutrition courses provide expert content to enable students to provide evidence-based information to consumers and health professionals. This track provides students with a strong background in research methods, statistics, nutrition, health care and communication skills.

Food Studies: Students develop expertise in food and food production through course work in nutrition, food systems, sustainability and food marketing. This track allows students to select courses within the field based on personal interest and professional career goals.


Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Early Childhood Education)

Through online coursework, applied activities and in-person clinical experiences, the program will equip you with specialized skills and advanced knowledge in early childhood pedagogy, community collaboration, technology, administration, policy analysis and advocacy. The master's degree is appropriate for students interested in learning about early childhood education research and working with infants and children in grades K-3. This track may be of interest if you already have a teaching certificate and are interested in furthering your knowledge and skills or pursuing doctoral studies in the future.
All courses are online, but practicum placement are completed in person. If you are seeking certification in a state other than Arizona, you should contact your state department of education to determine the early childhood education requirements prior to applying. 

The MEd in early childhood education has two offerings:
MEd with Certification (45 credit hours)

MEd (30 credit hours)

A recent study from Georgetown University found that, on average, college graduates earn $1 million more in earnings over their lifetime. (Source: 2017 Study by Georgetown University)
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