Sep 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Course Catalog 
    
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NUTR 595 - Independent Study/Research


3 Credits
This course is required for all graduate students as completion of their master’s degree. Students are paired with a faculty advisor. The topic and type of research or project need to be approved early in the semester. Types of approved projects/research include an evidence-based review, a pilot research study, curriculum development and implementation or evaluation, program evaluation, designing a blog and measuring its impact, outcomes research, cost-utility research, secondary dataset analysis and more. (Note: Students planning to use human subjects in a research project must submit an application first to the advisor and then to the USJ Institutional Review Board.) The written report from this independent study and an oral presentation to the department faculty are the required final comprehensive examination.
Prerequisite(s): NUTR 594 - Research Methods . Application forms for independent study/research are available at the Graduate Studies Program office and must be approved by the project advisor, department chair and dean of the school. The applications must be completed before the add date for the course.



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