Community Health & Nutrition (CH&N) Concentration Competencies
In addition to the core competencies required by ACEND, students in the UVM MSD program will also complete the following concentration-specific competencies:
Demonstrate working knowledge of sustainable food systems including basic terminology, concepts and all sectors of the food system model (production, transformation, distribution, access, consumption, waste stream).
Evaluate a sustainable community-based nutrition-focused health promotion intervention that incorporates each sector of the socio-ecological model.
Draft a legislative bill related to food access and/or sustainable foods using a systems approach.
Research and prepare a capstone project on a professional practice topic related to nutrition, health and/or sustainable food systems.