Academic Catalog

Dietetics (M.S.)

Admissions Requirements

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School and a separate application to the Coordinated Program in Dietetics. Successful applicants shall have a minimum grade point average of 3.3. Undergraduate preparation must include required courses as follows: introductory and organic chemistry, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, human nutrition, food science, macro- and micronutrient metabolism, psychology, statistics, and introduction to management (all must be within a five-year recency of application). The Graduate Record Examination is recommended.

Program Requirements

The Master of Science in Dietetics requires 34 credits of coursework.

Required competencies must be achieved upon program completion as mandated by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND); therefore, coursework is based on fulfilling those competencies and the program curriculum is set and sequential, with no elective courses offered. All coursework must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the Graduate School and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

NFS 5100Nutrition Care Process I2
NFS 5120Nutrition Care Process II2
NFS 5200Advanced Dietetics3
NFS 5220Community Nutrition2
NFS 5250Nutrition and Disease4
NFS 5350Organization and Management of Food Service Systems4
NFS 5360Management of Nutritional Care and Services3
NFS 5510Supervised Practice I1
NFS 5520Supervised Practice II1
NFS 5540Supervised Practice IV1
NFS 5530Supervised Practice III1
NFS 6860Controversial Issues in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics2
NFS 7060Research Problems in Nutrition and Food Science2
NFS 7240Nutritional Epidemiology3
NFS 7800Master's Capstone Seminar in Dietetics3
Total Credits34
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