Catalog 2021-2022

Graduate Study in the College of Natural and Health Sciences

The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers rigorous, high quality curricula designed to prepare students for the challenges and opportunities that exist in today’s world. The college is home to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program and the Master of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science (M.S.-ENS).

Each department emphasizes the importance of hands-on learning. From campus laboratories to medical offices, students in the college are able to gain valuable experience that reflects the ethos of the University, which is “learning by doing, doing to learn.” Students are encouraged to develop relationships with their peers and their professors to gain a more intrinsic understanding of the subject matter, preparing them for a promising career path. 

Mission Statement

The College of Natural and Health Sciences serves the people of Florida and the national and international community through a strong commitment to its students in the disciplines offered within the College by providing high quality undergraduate and graduate education.

UT faculty and students embrace the analysis and application of knowledge and professional skills through the use of critical thinking and the generation of new knowledge by supporting the pursuit of the highest quality research as an integral part of the college’s mission. The education and development of lifelong learners is encouraged, placing a priority on mentoring, interactive and experiential learning, and partnerships with students in scholarship.

The College offers foundational undergraduate and graduate education and professional preparation in order to prepare students to become productive citizens and future leaders in the community.

Graduate Retention Standards

CNHS graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in both their required courses and a cumulative 3.0 GPA to graduate. Additional retention standards may apply for each graduate degree offered by the College (see the respective degree for detailed retention requirements).