University of Central Oklahoma Eligible Degree and Option: M.S. Nutrition and Food Science

Contact: Kanika Bhargava
Nutrition and Food Science Program
Department of Human Environmental Sciences
University of Central Oklahoma



Program Description

Entrance Requirements: B.S. degree from an accredited institution, GPA 2.75/4.0; original copies of transcripts from all institutions attended (native language as well as English translation); 3 letters of recommendation, application, TOEFL score of 550 required for International Students.

Program of Study: M.S. degree program is offered in Nutrition and Food Science.

Graduate Requirements: M.S. requires 32 credits, plan and conduct research, write and defend a research thesis.

Statement of Costs: Tuition per credit hour for nonresident: $ 657; Oklahoma resident: $283 (some mandatory tuition fees are applied)

Availability of Financial Aid: Financial support is available from various sources, including scholarships and research and teaching assistantships.

Research Capabilities: Product and process development laboratories; food analysis laboratory; food microbiology laboratory 

Faculty and Research Interests:

Kanika Bhargava, Ph.D., CFS, Wayne State University
Food Preservation; Product Development

Tawni Holmes, Ph.D., RD, Oklahoma State University
Community Nutrition and Wellness; Nutrition Education