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

Degree Overview

Master's in Dietetics for registered dietitians

Earn your master's in dietetics online

Discover how to design and lead effective food and nutrition programs that integrate principles from biomedical sciences, human behavior, and management with CSU's unique dietitian degree. Online coursework will develop your research skills, stimulate independent thought, and provide up-to-date knowledge in foods, nutrition, and food service and business management.

An online master's program designed for current Registered Dietitians or those with DPD verification

This program is designed to meet the specific needs of those who are already Registered Dietitians or those with verification from a didactic program in dietetics (DPD). Promote health and disease management through food and nutrition programs and make a difference in the lives of others by advancing your current level of practice.

Working in the dietetics and nutrition field involves communicating with a wide range of people, from students or clients, to supervisors and team members. This 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 online master's in dietetics could be the program for you.

Advance your career with specialized expertise

Extend your educational background beyond an undergraduate degree to take advantage of better job prospects and the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree upon completion. Designed to meet the specific needs of those who are already Registered Dietitians working in the field, completion of this online master's degree can help you:

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

Tap into the knowledge base of multiple universities

As a student in CSU's online dietitian degree program, you earn a master's degree from a regionally accredited, renowned research institution, while taking online courses at times and locations that fit your busy life.

In addition, this master's in dietetics is offered through a partnership of 20 public universities known as the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA). Benefit from the collaboration of eight of those universities by having access to expert faculty and curriculum from each institution while earning your degree from CSU.

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