Graduate 2019-2020

Dietetics M.S. with Dietetic Internship

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Degree Requirements — 55 Credits

See "Dietetics M.S. with Dietetic Internship"

 

Degree Requirements

Required Major Credits - 26 hours

FND 530Nutrition Assessment and Intervention Methods

3

FND 551Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism - Macronutrients

3

FND 553Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism - Micronutrients

3

FND 570Nutrition Counseling Methods

3

FND 610Nutrition Communication

3

FND 620Current Topics in Nutrition and Dietetics

3

FND 652Public Health Nutrition

3

FND 686Dietetics Capstone

5

Select one of the following courses:

RCS 610Interpretation and Evaluation of Behavioral Research

3

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Elective Credits (in consultation with advisor) - 6 hours

CH 509Behavior Change Theories

3

CH 525Contemporary Issues in School Health

3

CH 530Strategies for Community Health Promotion

3

CH 533Physical Activity Interventions in the Community

3

CH 535Effective Community Health Engagement

3

CH 610Program Planning and Evaluation

3

CH 620Epidemiology

3

CH 635Policy, Advocacy, Leadership & Management in Community Health

3

FND 520Maternal and Child Nutrition

3

FND 555Nutrition for Fitness and Athletic Performance

3

PSY 530Life Span Developmental Psychology

3

PSY 540Theories and Principles of Learning

3

Additional electives may be selected with advisor approval before taking the course. 

Supervised Practice Practicum - 20 hours

FND 592Dietetics Supervised Practice

1-10

FND 592: Take 20 hours

Notes:

The Master of Science in Dietetics with Dietetic Internship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606 (800-877-1600). With successful completion of the Dietetics M.S. with Dietetic Internship, the graduate is eligible to take the registration exam to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. 

Students are required to complete a five credit capstone course during the last semester of the program.

Potential applicants are required to submit an application to Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS) and register with the D & D Digital Matching site in addition to submitting an application to the Graduate School at the University of Northern Colorado. Admission to the Graduate School does not guarantee admission into the Dietetics graduate program.

Successful completion of a comprehensive exam within FND 686, Dietetics Capstone, is required to complete the Dietetics M.S. with Dietetic Internship.