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2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Master of Science in Clinical Dietetics


Demonstration of completion of the 52 to 55 credits in the professional curriculum is required for the student to be granted the M.S. degree. General graduate academic policies and regulations can be found on The Graduate School website (

In addition, for each CD course or a discrete unit of instruction in the profession, a minimum proficiency level is described in each course syllabus. A minimum grade of 80 percent is required for passing all CD courses; additionally, the student's overall G.P.A. must never drop below the 3.0 minimum in any semester or the student may be placed on academic probation or dismissed from the CD program.

Suggested Order of Coursework

Semester One

Requires 12 credits, 180 hours supervised practice.

Semester Two

Requires 12 credits, 180 hours supervised practice.

Semester Three

Variable credits, 120 hours supervised practice required.

Semester Four

Variable credits, 300 hours supervised practice required.

Semester Five

Variable credits; 420 hours supervised practice required.

Total credits: 52 (55) clinical experience: 1,200 hours, including 180 optional international hours.

Program Description

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