VIII. Graduate Programs
Family Relations and Applied Nutrition
The Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition offers MSc and PhD level graduate study in three fields: i) applied human nutrition, ii) family relations and human development, and iii) couple and family therapy. An accredited Master of Applied Nutrition professional degree is also offered. The multidisciplinary faculty in the department have expertise in psychology, sociology, education, social work, family therapy and nutrition. The faculty share a common interest in expanding and applying knowledge about family relations and human development, especially in relation to the social, emotional, psychological, nutritional, and economic well-being of families across the life cycle. Graduate programs with an emphasis on animal nutrition are available in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science and with an emphasis on metabolism in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences.