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Environmental Sciences

102 Erikson Hall,
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
tel: (859) 257-3887

HomeDietetics and Human NutritionGraduate › Description


The graduate curriculum available within the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition leads to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree.  The graduate program offers two emphases: Hospitality Administration and Dietetic Administration.

Dietetics Administration

Courses are designed to:

  • Examine leadership and administrative concepts
  • Provide instruction on theories and concepts in institutional organization
  • Administer a current events approach to the financial decision making and reimbursement process in dietetics
  • Advance the basic knowledge of clinical foundations in dietetics
Hospitality Administration

Courses are designed to:

  • Build on a background of industry and academic knowledge of hospitality and tourism
  • Give technological expertise for functioning in a diverse and changing workplace
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Enhance interpersonal attributes
  • Analyze strategic issues and trends in tourism and hospitality and lodging industry.

Direct involvement in hospitality and health care industries is accomplished through research projects and cooperative activities.

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