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Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Urban Public Health

About the School

Hunter College’s School of Urban Public Health educates students to contribute to improving urban health by addressing problems such as HIV, substance abuse, asthma, obesity, under-nutrition, violence, heart disease and cancer. The school of offers programs in community health and in nutrition.

Hunter’s School of Urban Public Health shares an eight-story, 147,000-square-foot green building on Third Avenue between East 118th and 119th Streets with the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Faculty, staff and students from both schools work closely with community organizations and health and social service agencies in East Harlem to strengthen existing and create new approaches to improving the well-being of East Harlem and other low-income communities.

The graduate program in the Hunter School of Urban Public Health is Nutrition - MS .  An Accelerated BS/MS in Nutrition (DPD)  is also available.


The  NUTR-MS is a didactic program in dietetics (DPD), accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), formerly known as the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education (CADE), the accrediting agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Dietetic Internship is also accredited by ACEND. Both the DPD and DI programs are designed for individuals seeking to become eligible to sit for the national registration examination in dietetics to become credentialed as a Registered Dietitian (RD). 

Hunter Campus Centers

Hunter Campus Centers . These provide opportunities for faculty and student research.


Accelerated BS/MS in Nutrition (DPD) 
Nutrition - MS 


Campus Director
Khursheed Navder, PhD, RDN, FAND
Room 612, (212) 396-7775

Silberman Campus
2180 Third Avenue (119th Street and Third Avenue, 5th floor)
New York NY 10035

For information, contact:
Nzinga Ajani
Silberman 5th floor
Dean’s Suite
212 396 7729 -or-


Faculty of School of Urban Public Health