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The University of Alabama

Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences (MSHES)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 52

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

84
Applied
57
Accepted
46
Enrolled
68%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15

Student Body

133
Total Graduate Students
84%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.01%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 91%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.75%
Two or more races 2.26%
Unknown 0.75%

Gender

Male (1%)
Female (98%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 2
Male (4)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Maternal and child nutrition, childhood obesity, community nutrition interventions, geriatric nutrition, family eating patterns, food chemistry, phytochemicals, dietary antioxidants
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
52,184

Location & Contact

Address Box 870311
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Jeannine C. Lawrence
Chair/Associate Professor
Email: jlawrence@ches.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6252
Fax: 205-348-2982