Online Master of Science in Nutritional Science (Dietetics)
The Master of Science in nutritional science (dietetics) program is designed for registered dietitians seeking an advanced dietetics degree. This curriculum emphasizes the scientific foundations of nutrition and reinforces abilities such as project management, interpreting research and critical inquiry.
Next start date: 08/20/2020
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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The master’s in dietetics is designed for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists to advance their careers in any field of health. The dietetics degree combines dietetics research skills and strategies with statistics so you can better conduct advanced nutrition research or lead nutrition decisions within your field of health. Customize your master’s in dietetics degree by selecting from multiple electives including evidence-based nutrition, sports nutrition or pediatric nutrition, as well as nutrition policies, and obesity prevention. This degree is focused on practical application in dietetics and health care settings and there is no thesis component.
The ASU Online Master of Science in nutritional science (dietetics) program is designed for RDNs with at least one year of experience in the field. It provides an opportunity to pursue advanced education and develop professional competencies in dietetics, leading to a variety of positive outcomes for individuals and communities.
While students are required to have one year of professional experience as a registered dietitian to qualify for admission to this master’s in dietetics program, you do not need to be employed when applying or while earning your degree. Additionally, the program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.
Dietetics master classes
RDNs earning their advanced dietetics degree with ASU Online explore courses that emphasize relevant topics in the field while supporting more general professional skills. The master’s in dietetics curriculum, which encompasses 10 total classes and 30 credit hours, includes:
While this master’s in dietetics program has a specific group of professionals as its potential student base, graduates are able to explore different opportunities in the field. Possible career outcomes include:
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The Master of Science in nutritional science (dietetics) program has clearly defined educational and professional standards.
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