Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Dietetics M.S. with Dietetic Internship

College of Natural and Health Sciences

See "Dietetics M.S. with Dietetic Internship"

Degree Requirements — 55 Credits

Required Major Credits - 26 hours

FND 530Nutrition Assessment and Intervention Methods


FND 551Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism - Macronutrients


FND 553Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism - Micronutrients


FND 570Nutrition Counseling Methods


FND 610Nutrition Communication


FND 620Current Topics in Nutrition and Dietetics


FND 652Public Health Nutrition


FND 686Dietetics Capstone


Select one of the following courses:

RCS 610Interpretation and Evaluation of Behavioral Research


SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research


Elective Credits - 6 hours

FND 625Advanced Maternal and Child Nutrition


FND 655Sports Nutrition


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

Supervised Practice Practicum - 20 hours

FND 592Dietetics Supervised Practice


FND 592: Take 20 hours


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.