Nutrition and Dietetics
Granted By: Indiana University
Academic Unit: IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Degree(s): Master of Science
Overview: If you are a registered dietitian or have completed a bachelor's degree in Nutrition & Dietetics and you are interested in deepening your knowledge base, enhancing your professional practice and developing your research skills in the area of Nutrition amp; Dietetics, then this program is for you!
You will complete courses in biochemistry, statistics, physiology, research methods, research communication and trends and issues in health care (total of 19 credits). Then you will choose either the adult nutrition emphasis or the pediatric nutrition emphasis and complete an additional 12 or 15 credits of course work and complete your thesis project (6 credits) or problem (3 credits). The total number of credits required for the MS degree is 37.
The curriculum is designed for the student with a special interest in health promotion or in medical nutrition therapy throughout the lifecycle. Program affiliations throughout central Indiana provide the opportunity for you to work with the general public as well as clients in outpatient and inpatient settings.