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Dietetics (M.S.)

Advance your practice

Dietetics prepares Registered Dietitian Nutritionists to practice dietetics at an advanced level and/or pursue doctoral study. The program seeks to develop research skills, stimulate independent thought, and provide up-to-date knowledge in foods, nutrition, and food service/business management. This program prepares individuals to integrate and apply the principles ranging from the biomedical sciences, human behavior, and management to design, and to lead effective food, nutrition, health and wellness programs in a variety of settings. This online program will be a degree tailored for credentialed, practicing dietetics professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge in a specific area of dietetics practice or to retool for new career opportunities in dietetics practice. The student must already have the RDN credential. This degree does not prepare one to become a RDN.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Are interested in food and nutrition
  • Lead a healthy lifestyle
  • Work well with people
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have a passion for leadership

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical dietitian
  • Community dietitian
  • Health educator
  • Management dietitian
  • Independent consultant
  • Foodservice operations
  • Health coach

Suggested Certificates

  • Transdisciplinary Childhood Obesity Prevention Certificate