Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Applied Nutrition, M.S.


The Master of Science in Applied Nutrition program provides entry-level didactic course work and supervised experiential learning to prepare students for the rigors of professional practice as a dietitian. The Master of Science in Applied Nutrition blends a high-level graduate degree and supervised experiential learning to offer the student an opportunity to study and develop exceptional skills to provide nutrition care to a variety of populations. This graduate program is for persons with a passion for helping people live healthier and more productive lives through nutrition and physical activity. 

After successful completion of the Master of Science in Applied Nutrition, students can take the national credentialing examination. Upon passing the national credentialing examination administered under the direction of the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) graduates are recognized as Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN). 

Capstone or Thesis: 6 Credit Hours


Students will be required to select a culminating experience. Students must choose to complete a capstone project or a thesis.

Capstone Option: 6 Credit Hours


Thesis Option: 6 Credit Hours


Total: 50 Credit Hours


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Total: 50 Credit Hours