Child Nutrition Program Management Undergraduate VS Graduate


Online programs comparison- Management of Child Nutrition Programs
  MS graduate certificate undergraduate certificate
Admission requirements GPA, GRE, letters of reference B.S. degree (in good standing), undergraduate transcript H.S. diploma
able to apply for federal financial aid yes no no
GPA requirements to be in good standing, once admitted 3.0 overall GPA, no grade less than a C 3.0 overall GPA, no grade less than a C 2.0 overall
Program courses* 11 3-credit classes 4 3-credit classes 4 3-credit classes
Program credit hours* 36 12 12
tuition and fees, per credit hour** $457.12 $457.12 $342.59
Approximate cost of program $15,066.00 $5485-$6857  $                         4,111
Research component       
written research papers, class projects yes yes no
independent research project yes no no
*One required course, Nutrition of Children, requires a 3-credit, general nutrition course as a prerequisite.  Students who have not taken a general nutrition course must complete NFS 362, or a comparable course at another institution, before enrolling in Nutrition of Children.
**starting fall 2018; summer 2018 rates slightly lower    
 CNPM Plan of Study Graduate  CNPM Plan of Study Undergraduate