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Florida International University

Department of Dietetics and Nutrition

Miami, FL

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Florida International University

Overview

Florida International University / Department of Dietetics and Nutrition is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
34
Accepted
25
Enrolled
46%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, letters of recommendation, faculty sponsor

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

123
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 47.97%
Black or African American 8.13%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 8
Male (1)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Clinical nutrition, cultural food habits, pediatric nutrition, diabetes, dietetic education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Fatma Ercanli-Huffman
Chair
Email: huffmanf@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-3788
Fax: 305-348-1996