• Graduate Programs
    Master of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics 

    ONLINE Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics/Thesis or Non-Thesis Options

    This is a 43-semester hour program with a thesis or non-thesis (projects) option. These two options are for graduates of an ACEND accredited baccalaureate Nutrition/Dietetics Program and Registered Dietitians who wish to pursue graduate training with an emphasis in clinical or community dietetics. The coursework for all this program is delivered using a distance learning format. The M.S./Nutrition thesis or non-thesis (projects) options allow students to pursue an independent research project as a culminating experience in their master's program or 12 pre-approved credits through a series of project, field experience, and independent study courses, respectively. To view the required coursework, click here  
     

           

     

    MS/Dietetic Internship (or Clinical Practicum) Program 

     

    The applicants to the Master of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics Dietetic Internship (or Clinical Practicum) option are persons with a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution and ACEND/CADE accredited program who want to complete their ACEND accredited 1200 hour supervised practice experience in coordination with related graduate coursework (120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995). This Master of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) option enables graduates from ACEND-accredited didactic programs in dietetics to fulfill the requirement for a pre-professional practice experience and become eligible to sit for the National Registration Examination, while simultaneously completing a distance learning degree (120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995).  

     

    The mission of the Master of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics Dietetic Internship (or Clinical Practicum) option is that through excellence in teaching, research, and service, UNF will provide a high quality 1200 hour supervised practice experience that is coordinated with related graduate coursework in a high quality learning environment to develop graduates who pass the National Registration Exam, secure employment in dietetics, and pursue professional development and service.

     

    The Master of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) option enables graduates from ACEND-accredited didactic programs in dietetics to fulfill the requirement for a pre-professional practice experience and become eligible to sit for the National Registration Examination, while simultaneously completing a distance learning degree (see Technical Requirements(120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995).

     

    Outcome data for the MS/DI program are available upon request. Estimated costs include tuition and fees, plus other expenses; please see "MS/DI Estimated Costs" under Resources for more information.

     

    Please contact the MS/DI Direction, Dr. Claudia Sealey-Potts, for more information on the MS/DI option.   

     

     

    The University of North Florida Combined Master of Science and Dietetic Internship program has openings.   

     

    We are not requiring applicants to have GRE scores at the time of application for second-round match. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis as they are received until our program is filled, so we encourage early application. If students have questions about the program, the program director is available to speak with them.

    Program of Study 

  • Major: Nutrition & Dietetics
    Degree: Master of Science
    Core Requirements (6 credits)
    HSC6509 Nutritional Epidemiology (3 Credits)
    HUN6910 Nut/Diet Res (3 Credits)
    Major Requirements (25 credits)
    HUN6612 Nutrition Education/Counseling (3 Credits)
    HUN6123 Socio Infl on Nutrition (3 Credits)
    HUN5265 Methods of Nutrition Assess (1 Credit)
    HUN6285 Nutrition and Metabolism I (3 Credits)
    HUN6331 Nutr and Metabolism II (3 Credits)
    DIE6248 Clinical Nutrition (3 Credits)
    HUN6916 Adv Conc Nutr (3 Credits)
    PHC6050 Public Health Biostats I (3 Credits)
    HUN6911 Nutrition / Dietetics Seminar (1-3 Credits)
    Major Electives (12 credits)
    Select one option below: Clinical Practicum option, Thesis option, or Non-Thesis option. To pursue the Clinical Practicum option (Internship) you must be admitted through D & D Matching.
    PRACTICUM OPTION (Internship)
    Students will complete DIE6940 Clinical Practice Nutr/Diet four times for a total of 12 semester hours.
    THESIS OPTION (online MS)
    9 semester hours of DIE6970 - Thesis and 3 semester hours of Elective (selected with Program director)
    NON-THESIS OPTION (online MS)
    12 semester hours of projects, independent study, or field research.
    • DIE6906 - Dietetics Independent Study and Research
    • DIE6945 -Dietetics Field Experience
    • DIE6912 - Projects in Nutrition & Dietetics
    • DIE6931 - Special Topics in Dietetics
    • DIE6900 - Dietetics Readings & Conference