Dietetics Master of Science (M.S.) in Food Science and Nutrition

Degree Overview

Master's in Dietetics for registered dietitians

Discover how to design and lead effective food and nutrition programs that integrate principles from biomedical sciences, human behavior, and management with our unique, online graduate degree in dietetics. Coursework will develop your research skills, stimulate independent thought, and provide up-to-date knowledge in foods, nutrition, and food service and business management.

Working in the dietetics and nutrition field involves communicating with a wide range of people, from students or clients, to supervisors and subordinates. This online dietetics graduate program provides you with the knowledge, flexibility, and creativity you need to offer individualized answers that fit each situation and client. If you enjoy working with people, using deductive reasoning, and consider yourself sensitive to others’ needs, this Master of Science in dietetics could be the program for you.

As an inter-institutional graduate program offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA), this degree offers access to expert faculty at eight universities. Simply apply, be accepted, and register for classes at a home institution, but enjoy the opportunity to take online classes offered by any of the partner schools.

Credentialed (Registered Dietitians) professionals are able to use this dietetics degree to:

  • Advance their level of practice
  • Retool for new career opportunities
  • Pursue doctoral study with enhanced knowledge in a specific area of dietetics practice

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