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Improving health and quality of life through nutrition.

The master’s in nutrition and dietetics (NDMS) program is an accelerated bachelor’s to master’s program with an internship. This program prepares students to sit for the credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). Students accepted into the program with the required NDMS prerequisites can complete the program in three years. Including prerequisites, completion of the entire bachelor’s to master’s degree program takes approximately five years. Any undergraduate major that meets the NDMS prerequisites is eligible to apply. For more information, please visit Nutrition and Dietetics M.S.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Want the qualifications to become a registered dietitian nutritionist.
  • Want a career with a lot of different options.
  • Are interested in food, nutrition and wellness.
  • Desire to help people live healthier lives and prevent chronic disease.
  • Help people manage chronic disease with medical nutrition therapy.

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical dietitian
  • Community dietitian
  • Sports nutrition
  • Management dietitian
  • Private practice
  • Foodservice operations
  • School nutrition director
  • Healthcare manager
  • Research scientist

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