Are you looking for ways to help people live longer, happier, more active lives? The Master’s in Dietetics program through SD State Online will develop your research skills, stimulate independent thought and provide up-to-date knowledge in foods, nutrition and food service/business management. With flexible schedules and plenty of electives, you can design a program that fits your life, career goals and interests.
Tailored for credentialed, practicing professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge in a specific area or retool for new career opportunities, the Master’s in Dietetics program addresses advanced concepts. The online, 36-credit-hour curriculum equips you to integrate and apply dietetics principles in the biomedical sciences, human behavior and program management in order to design and lead effective food and nutrition programs. Whether you choose to pursue a thesis, research paper or written exam, your studies will conclude with an oral defense before a supervisory committee covering everything that you have learned.
To be admitted to the program, you must have either the RD or RDN credential.
This program is offered through SDSU's partnership with the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA). Collaborative, multi-institutional online programs expand and diversify your educational opportunities. Courses led by instructors from partner universities and interactions with geographically-dispersed students will broaden your perceptions and knowledge. Learn more >>
Dr. Kendra Kattelmann, Ph.D., RDN, LN
College of Education & Human Sciences
NOTE: The M.S. in Dietetics does not prepare you to be a registered dietitian. If you desire information on how to become a registered dietitian, check out our dietetics program. Learn more >>