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Nutrition and Dietetics - Dietetic Professional Studies (online)

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Overview

The online option in Nutrition and Dietetics is a distance learning degree for those students who wish to emphasize the application of advanced nutrition knowledge in a clinical or community based practice. Applicants are persons with a baccalaureate degree transcript from an accepted institutional accreditor and ACEND/CADE accredited program with a major course of study in Food and Nutrition, Human Nutrition, or Food Management or Registered Dietitians.

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Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1
Summer Term . . . April 15

This program is not for those that intend to apply to
the Nutrition and Dietetics - Dietetic Internship.

Graduate Program Director

Dr. Lauri Wright
Associate Professor
(904) 620-1436
Building 39, Room 3051


Program Contact

Emily Schroder
Advisor

The following items must be submitted no later then the deadline posted above. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been canceled, the decision can not be reversed. Applicants may apply for the next application cycle.

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements
  • University Requirements
    • A baccalaureate degree from an accepted institutional accreditor, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
    • Transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended. Admitted students will be prompted to provide official copies. 
  • Program Requirements
    • Dietetic Internship Acceptance Letter OR Letter of Intent. The Letter of Intent should describe:
      • professional experiences and goals;
      • how UNF's master's program is aligned with your goals;
      • applicant's unique qualities (with examples) that will help him/her to be successful in a fully online master's program.
      • Not to exceed 3 pages in length
      • Double spaced with 1" margins
    • Bachelor's degree in nutrition from an ACEND accredited program, or a verification statement from an ACEND accredited program
      • Students without either requirement may need to complete prerequisite coursework
      • Please contact the graduate program director for transcript review