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Texas State University

Graduate Programs

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Master's of Science in Human Nutrition

Texas State University offers a Master of Science degree in human nutrition to meet the needs of industry, the public sector and academia. The human nutrition program provides graduate education that equips students with technical skills and scientific knowledge for integration of food and nutraceuticals to improve human health in the 21stcentury

Master's of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences  

The Master of Science program in Human Development and Family Sciences at Texas State University prepares students to address the needs of families and individuals across the lifespan. The 37-credit hour program is designed for students interested in research and applied careers. The program currently offers three tracks, Research in Family and Human Development, Program Administration & Evaluation and Child Life Specialist.

Family & Child Development faculty gathered together on the stairway
dietetic interns gathered in group outside

Dietetic Internship

The Texas State University Dietetic Internship is a graduate-level, ACEND accredited program that includes over 1200 hours of supervised practice and four graduate courses, with a program concentration in pediatric nutrition. Program graduates receive a total of 18 hours of graduate credit, and are qualified to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Those interested in a master's degree can combine the dietetic internship with the Master of Science in human nutrition combine the dietetic internship with the Master of Science in human nutrition at Texas State.