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Online Master Degree In Nutrition Dietetics (MS)

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Registered Dietician Nutritionist

The online MS in Nutrition (Dietetics) is based on scientific foundations of nutrition and reinforces essential skills in project management, interpretation of research literature, critical inquiry and problem-solving. Offered by ASU’s School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, this non-thesis program is available only to registered dietitians with at least one year of experience.

Weeks per class
7.5
ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Total classes
10
Class number may be less for transfer students.
Total credit hours
30
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

Next start date

05/16/17

Cost per credit

$682
The cost of this program is $682 per credit hour, with no additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.

The online MS in Nutrition (Dietetics) is based on scientific foundations of nutrition and reinforces essential skills in project management, interpretation of research literature, critical inquiry and problem-solving. Offered by ASU’s School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, this non-thesis program is available only to registered dietitians with at least one year of experience.

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School of Nutrition and Health Promotion

The online Master of Science in Nutrition is designed with the working professional in mind, placing particular emphasis on advancing student-specific practitioner skill sets to promote individual career goals.

Students will develop competencies in research methods and advanced-practice knowledge in their specific area of study. The program culminates in an applied project, allowing students to design and evaluate specific nutrition interventions in the workplace utilizing knowledge and skills in nutrition assessment, lifestyle management and chronic disease prevention. Students will develop entry-level skills in research design, statistical methods and ethical conduct in research studies.

Employment opportunities for registered dietitians have continued to increase. Creative, knowledgeable, and forward thinking registered dietitians will have many opportunities to advance their careers and explore entrepreneurial opportunities in the changing healthcare field over the next decade.

Faculty:

Our faculty has wide-ranging expertise and employs cutting-edge approaches in research:

  • exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

  • using advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles

  • harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes

  • using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication

  • discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health

What it costs

The cost of this program is $682 per credit hour, with no additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.
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Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

Some programs may have additional requirements for admission.