Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Program in Nutrition

Benefits of the Program

Earn 8 credits towards the Master’s degree program in Nutrition during your senior year by taking graduate level versions of required undergraduate courses.

Admissions Qualifications

  1. Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 (ungapped)
  2. Minimum of 45 earned credit hours with at least 24 credit hours earned at Auburn University
  3. Grade of B or higher in NTRI 4820 and in NTRI 4830

Application DEADLINE: On or before May 1

Sample Accelerated Progression for the Graduate Program 

Only 8 credits will be applied towards the Master’s degree program in Nutrition.

Nutrition Dietetics Option
NTRI 5020Medical Nutrition I4
NTRI 5030/6030Medical Nutrition II4
Total Hours8
Nutrition Science Option
NTRI 5820/6820Nutrition In The Life Cycle3
NTRI 5100/6100Nutrition in Disease Prevention2
NTRI 5830Nutritional Genomics3
Total Hours8
Nutrition Wellness Option
NTRI 5820/6820Nutrition In The Life Cycle3
NTRI 5100/6100Nutrition in Disease Prevention2
NTRI 5830Nutritional Genomics3
Total Hours8


Next year – upon admission to Graduate School – Sample Class Schedule:

FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
NTRI 7530 Human Nutrient Metabolism4NTRI 7510 Vitamins3Elective (required for non-thesis program)3
NTRI 7500 Minerals3NTRI 7520 Macronutrients: Integration and Metabolism4NTRI 7980 Nonthesis Research or 7990 Research And Thesis2
ERMA 7300 Design and Analysis in Education I3NTRI 7850 Research Seminar for Master's Program1 
NTRI 7050 Methods Of Research2NTRI 7980 Nonthesis Research or 7990 Research And Thesis2 
NTRI 7980 Nonthesis Research or 7990 Research And Thesis1  

Note: The thesis option for the Master’s degree program in nutrition requires 30 credit hours, and the non-thesis option for the Master’s degree program in nutrition requires 33 credit hours.

Admission into the ABM program in Nutrition does not guarantee admission into the Graduate program the following year. Admission into the Graduate Program requires an excellent academic record, satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), three letters of recommendation, and your applying to the Graduate School and admission to the Graduate program in Nutrition.