Faculty and Staff

Sandra Poirier, Ph.D.



Program Area: Family & Consumer Studies; concentration in Family & Consumer Sciences

Year Appointed: 2005

Academic Degrees:

B.S. Degree-Family & Consumer Science Ed., Florida State University

M.S. Degree- Family & Consumer Science Ed., University of Arizona

Ph.D.-Adult Education & Human Resources Development, Florida International University


Credentials Pertinent to the Field:

Family & Consumer Sciences certification

Florida Licensed Dietitian


Research Interests:

Dr. Poirier has more than 15 years experience in public sectors in culturally diverse and international environments. She has been recognized for her ability to build community partnerships, identifying appropriate resources and educational strategies, and creatively evaluating the learning outcomes. Prior to coming to MTSU she taught 3 years at the Zayed University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dr. Poirier has been awarded a TN Leadership Grant to work on development of dual-credit online courses for post secondary programs.


E-mail: Sandra.Poirier@mtsu.edu

Phone: 898-5201

Office: EHS 201A

Address: MTSU Box 86

Murfreesboro, TN 37132


Degree Programs
Nutrition and Food Science
Interior Design
Textiles, Merchandising & Design
    Apparel Design
    Fashion Merchandising
Family & Consumer Studies
    Child Development & Family Studies
    Family & Consumer Sciences Ed.

Human Sciences
Nutrition & Food Science
Textiles, Merchandising & Design

Interior Design Application Packet

Interior Design Entrance Packet
IDES Application Packet
IDES Application - DUE March 15th

Textiles, Merchandising, & Design Application Packet
TXMD Entrance Application Packet
TXMD Application - DUE March 1st & October 1st

Human Sciences Study Tours Credit Card Payments