DSC 655

Directed Study


This course permits students to explore an avenue of study focusing on a specific holistic nutrition topic of interest. Students identify, research, and gain greater knowledge in their chosen subject. Students will submit a proposal to the Dean of Doctoral Studies prior to registering for this course to confirm that the project will constitute a semester’s work and is of sufficient content and depth to be awarded four credits.

Learning Outcomes

  • Compile knowledge related to the intended dissertation topic.

  • Demonstrate the ability to use critical thinking skills.

  • Employ organizational skills.

  • Design, carry out, analyze experiments or literature and develop results that contribute to holistic nutrition and health.

  • Develop an original research paper.

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Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Admissions Requirements:

Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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