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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


Master of Science in Clinical Dietetics

Degree Requirements

Demonstration of completion of the 39 to 54 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 (www.gvsu.edu/gs/).

In addition, for each CD course or a discrete unit of instruction in the professional curriculum, 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 students 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.

Coordinated Program Curriculum: Track A

Fall Semester One (12 credits, 180 hours supervised practice)

Winter Semester One (12 credits, 180 hours supervised practice)

Spring/Summer Semester One (variable credits, 420 hours supervised practice)

Fall Semester Two (variable credits, 420 hours supervised practice)

Total credits: 49 (52) Clinical experience: 1200 hours, including 180 optional international hours.

Curriculum: Track B (M.S. only)

Track B is set up to be a part-time hybrid program that includes research, informatics and grant writing classes, in addition to advanced medical nutrition therapy and micronutrient metabolism.

Fall Semester One (7 credits)

Winter Semester One (8 credits)

Spring/Summer Semester One (9 credits)

Fall Semester Two (7 credits)

Winter Semester Two (variable credits)

Spring/Summer Semester Two (variable credits)

Total credits: 39 (42)

Program Description

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