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Brooks College of Health

Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics

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Dietetic Professional Studies (online)

The Professional Studies concentration is a distance learning option for those students who wish to emphasize the application of advanced nutrition knowledge to clinical or community-based practice. The program is 35 credit hours and is completely online. Applicants must be registered dietitians. Applications for the professional studies concentration are accepted for Fall and Spring starts. The concentration allows students to pursue an independent research project as a culminating experience in their master's program or 6 pre-approved credits through a series of projects, field experience, and independent study courses, respectively.

Application Deadlines

Fall Term: August 1
Spring Term: October 1

Admission Requirements

For admission requirements and information on how to apply, please visit

The UNF Graduate School's Website

  • Course Descriptions
    View the UNF Course Catalog for detailed descriptions of our graduate courses.
  • Admissions Review
    Applicants meeting all criteria are typically notified of acceptance upon review*, space permitting. Applications not meeting all criteria may be admitted to the trial program, on a competitive basis and space permitting.
  • Tuition

    The UNF Online MS Nutrition distance learning program is approved for non-standard tuition, e.g., market rate or self-supporting tuition. The tuition and fee assessments for these programs vary and are shown on the UNF Tuition & Fees page Tuition and Fees- Graduate*. For information regarding state tuition waivers, please see our page on University accepted waivers.

Contact the Program Director 

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Dr. Lauri Wright 

Director- DCN, MS Online
Assistant Professor
Phone: (904) 620-1436