Nutrition and Dietetics

Program Summary

The Master of Science in nutrition and dietetics advances your current knowledge of nutrition while building your research skills. Your focus on health promotion, disease prevention and medical nutrition therapy will prepare you to work as a registered dietician or nutritionist in both public and private health organizations, hospitals and government agencies.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Health and Human Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 January 15 (Firm Deadline)
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

School of Health Studies
Wirtz Hall 244
Program website

Director of Graduate Studies:
Josephine Umoren

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