For regular admission to the Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics degree
program you must have:
- An undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of course
- Three letters of recommendation.
- A 2-3 page essay describing your goals and qualifications for the program.
- Successfully completed the requirements for dietetic registration by the
American Dietetic Association OR successful completion of at least:
- Two courses in nutrition (one being at the advanced level)
- One course in each of the following:
- Organic Chemistry
Select one of the following plans:
Option I - Plan A: Thesis Option
Plus an oral exam on the thesis topic and 6 additional hours of electives selected with the approval of the student's academic advisor.
Note: FNS 670 and FNS 798 are variable credit courses. Students on this option are required to take 1 credit hour of 670 and 6 credit hours of 798.
Option II - Plan B: Internship Option
Advanced Clinical Nutrition
Advanced Nutritional Assessment
Dietetic Internship: Clinical Experience
Dietetic Internship: Foodservice Administration Experience
Dietetic Internship: Summary Experience
Research Methods in Nutrition
Independent Study in Dietetics
Plus oral examination over course work and 3 additional hours of electives selected with the approval of the student's academic advisor.
Note: FNS 670 and FNS 790 are variable credit courses. Students on this option are required to take 1 credit hour of FNS 670 and 3 credit hours of FNS 790
In some cases, twelve credits may be earned through examination to substitute for the dietetic internship experience. Students must be eligible and must pass the examination to earn the twelve credits. Contact the Department of Human Environmental Studies for the policy on Credit by Examination for Dietetic Internship Experience.
Option III - Plan C: Course Work Option
Plus oral examination over course work and 9 additional hours of electives selected with the approval of the student's academic advisor.
Note: FNS 670 and FNS 790 are variable credit courses. Students in this program MUST enroll in FNS 670 three times (1 hour each) under different subject themes. For FNS 790, students are required to take 3 credit hours.
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