Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Dietetics M.S. with Dietetic Internship

College of Natural and Health Sciences

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Degree Requirements — 55 Credits

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 - 6 hours

FND 625Advanced Maternal and Child Nutrition

3

FND 655Sports Nutrition

3

Alternate electives may be selected with advisor approval prior to registration for 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. 

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.

The program is offered according to a cohort model in which all students take the courses in the same sequence. The required comprehensive examination will be satisfied by successful completion of the capstone project in FND 686.