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2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition and Dietetics, M.S. – Online

About the Nutrition and Dietetics Master of Science

The Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics is a fully online, 33-hour non-thesis degree. This degree plan is for dietetic interns matched with a dietetic internship or those who already have RD/RDN credentials. The degree has a practice-based focus aimed at increasing knowledge and skills to be used in nutrition/dietetics practice and application of research in the work setting. Courses must be chosen in consultation with the NS graduate advisor for this degree plan. For additional information, see

Concentrations Available:

Nutrition and Healthy Weight

The weight management concentration is designed to develop skills and an understanding of the cultural, environmental, psychosocial, physical and economic factors associated with obesity and weight management. This concentration will enhance student’s ability to work with individuals to develop successful strategies for weight management.

Nutrition and Sports

The sports nutrition concentration is designed for people who seek to provide sports nutrition information to athletes and physically active individuals. Concepts include designing and implementing nutrition programs, interpreting research in the field of sports nutrition, counseling athletes, evaluating supplements and ergogenic aids, and working with special athlete populations.

Nutrition in the Lifecycle

This concentration is designed to provide a critical examination of behavioral, physiological and public health issues impacting dietary and nutritional factors that support normal growth and development through the lifecycle.