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Applied Nutrition: Dietetics

Professional Science Master's


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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 30
Cost Per Credit: $950
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College of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences

Program Details

Prepare to pursue a career in the field of dietetics as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) in as little as 12 months. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to sit the national exam required to earn the RDN credential. 

Combine your online coursework with supervised experiential learning at community, clinical and food service sites. This program will fulfill the required coursework and the 1000 hours of supervised experiential learning necessary to become an RDN.

The PSM in Applied Nutrition– Dietetics Emphasis has met strict standards set by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) to be accredited as a Future Education Model Graduate Program.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


The core curriculum for this program includes:

NSC 501: Statistics for Applied Nutritional Sciences I
NSC 502: Statistics for Applied Nutritional Sciences II
NSC 509: Advanced Nutrition Metabolism and Disease
NSC 519: Advanced Applied Nutritional Sciences
NSC 542: Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy