Healthy body, healthy mind. For registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs), health professionals and students interested in advanced training in nutrition science, the Professional Science Master’s in Applied Nutrition provides a well-balanced way to build up your professional skills.
UA Online offers the coursework for this 30-unit master’s degree program 100% online, providing maximum flexibility to students, many of whom are working professionals. The program is designed to be completed in 18 months.
Unlike existing Master’s in Nutrition Science programs, the Professional Science Master’s includes 6 credit hours of graduate-level practicum during which students will work with a partner organization to complete approximately 270 hours (45 hours per unit of credit) of supervised practice that will serve as their graduate capstone project. Students will also complete 6 units of PLUS coursework tailored to their profession and/or professional development goals.
Eligibility: Bachelor's degree in nutrition with 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Other majors may be considered but require coursework in anatomy/physiology, biochemistry and a senior-level nutrition and disease course.