Course List - Track A

Prerequisites

There are prerequisites to the Clinical Dietetics M.S. program that MUST be met before applying. Please review before applying to ensure that you meet the requirements.

  • The GRE is not required to qualify for the Clinical Dietetics M.S. program

Suggested Course Sequence

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

CD 501 - Emerging Professional Practice Issues in Clinical Dietetics: 2 credits

CD 560 - Advanced Nutrition Education, Counseling and Coaching:  3 credits

CD 516 - Food and Culinary Science: 4 credits

CD 520 - Supervised Practice: Food Management Systems: 3 credits (180 hours)

CD 530 - Supervised Practice: Community Nutrition I:   3 credits (180 hrs)

CD 510 - Nutritional Assessment: 2 credits

CD 600 - Advanced Medical Nutritional Therapy I: 3 credits

CD 690 - Research Methodology in Clinical Dietetics: 2 credits

STA 610 -Applied Statistics for Health Professions: 3 credits

CD 610 - Advanced Medical Nutritional Therapy II: 3 credits

CD 630 - Supervised Practice: Community Nutrition II: 2 credits (120 hours; 60 hours may be taken internationally)

CD 693 - Master's Project Course: 1-3 credits OR CD 695 - Thesis Research in Clinical Dietetics: 1 (2) credits

12 credits (180 hours supervised practice)

11 credits (180 hours supervised practice)

9/10 credits (120 hours supervised practice)

Semester 4

Semester 5

Clinical experience

CD 505 - Health Care Regulation and Policy in Dietetic Practice: 2 credits

CD 550 - Food, Culture and the Health Environment: 3 credits

CD 625 - Supervised Practice: Clinical Nutrition I: 5 credits (300 hours)

CD 693 - Master's Project Course or CD 695 - Master's Project/Thesis: 1/2 credits

CD 640 - Supervised Practice: Clinical Nutrition II: 5 credits (300 hrs.)

CD 650 - Supervised Practice: Area of Specialization: 2 credits (120 hrs. optional International rotation)

CD 693 - Master's Project or CD 695: - Thesis Research in Clinical Dietetics: 1 (2) credits

CD 689 - Seminar in Clinical Dietetics : 1 credit

Equal 1200 hours, including 180 optional international hours

Credits 11/12 (300 hrs. supervised practice)

Credits 9/10 (420 hrs. supervised practice)

Total 52-55 credits

Study Abroad

Students in Track A are encouraged to consider doing an international rotation to fulfill a portion of the supervised practice requirements. Learn more about the Clinical Dietetics Study Abroad opportunities here.

Please Note the Following:

  • Average driving time to supervised practice sites is about 60-90 minutes.
  • Housing stay for any part of the program, including supervised practice, is the responsibility of the student.
  • All courses are offered in the hybrid model with in-seat class meetings, a minimum of two times/semester.

Track B

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