• Graduate Programs
    Master of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics 


    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.   

     

    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