FAQ

FAQsHave an immediate question about the PhD in Nutrition Sciences program? You might find it in our “Frequently Asked Questions” section. We have also included the program’s best contact information at the bottom of the FAQ section just in case your question is not answered there.

FAQ

  1. 1. What is the cost of the PhD program in Nutrition Sciences?
    • Visit the School of Health Professions' Tuition and Fees page for the most up-to-date information available.
  2. What types of research opportunities are available at UAB?
    • UAB offers a wide variety of research opportunities! The Department of Nutrition Sciences has two NIH-funded Centers, the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Diabetes Research Center, plus the NIH-funded Comprehensive Cancer Center. The premier medical facilities at UAB offer the unique opportunity to pursue a wide range of research interests in a variety of settings. Research opportunities extend beyond the traditional lab, including clinical and human studies in a wide variety of areas and community settings. From pediatrics to geriatrics, obesity to oncology and beyond, the research happening at UAB is exciting, innovative, and new research ideas are always welcome! For more information on the types of research being conducted in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, visit http://www.uab.edu/shp/nutrition/about/faculty-and-staff
  3. Where can I find the PhD Handbook?
  4. Are any scholarships available?
  5. Can I learn how to teach as part of my PhD experience?
  6. How long does it take to earn a PhD?
    • It usually takes four to five years of full-time study. However, you are allowed seven years to complete the PhD program.
  7. Still have a question?
    • Visit our Contact Us page to find the best way to reach us.