Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
- Completion of prerequisite courses, eligible for enrollment at UND, or current enrollment in pre-dietetics at UND.
- Students must have a grade of "C" or better in undergraduate courses in nutrition, human anatomy, human physiology, and statistics. Recency of courses will be evaluated.
- A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 for all undergraduate work (based on A=4.0).
- Completion of 50 hours of service learning.
- Submission of the online application materials, résumé, service learning hours form.
- Personal interview.
- Meet minimum requirements for admission set by the School of Graduate Studies, including English proficiency requirements.
Students seeking the Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics degree at the University of North Dakota must satisfy all general requirements set forth by the School of Graduate Studies as well as particular requirements set forth by the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics:
- A minimum of 32 credits, including 30-31 credits of core requirements, and one elective course (>=1 credit hour).
- A maximum of one-fourth of the credit hours (eight semester credit hours) required for the degree may be transferred from another institution and meet the School of Graduate Study requirements for graduate transfer credits.
- Successful completion of a comprehensive examination.
|N&D 325||Nutrition Through the Life Cycle||3|
|N&D 350||Medical Nutrition Therapy I||2|
|N&D 450||Medical Nutrition Therapy II||3|
|N&D 441||Advanced Nutrition||4|
|N&D 541||Biochemical and Physiological Basis of Nutrition: Macronutrients||3|
|N&D 542||Biochemical and Physiological Basis of Nutrition: Micronutrients||3|
|N&D 560||Nutrition Counseling||3|
|N&D 594||Research Methods in Nutrition||3|
|N&D 596||Nutrition Education and Counseling Practicum||2|
|N&D 997||Independent Study||1-2|
|N&D 543||Advanced Topics in Lifecycle Nutrition||3|
|N&D 544||Obesity and Eating Disorders||3|
|N&D 545||Nutrition in Disease Prevention and Wellness||3|
|N&D 550||Nutrition Education and Program Planning||3|
|N&D 552||Professional Nutrition Precepting||1|
|N&D 553||Nutritional Health Advocacy and Policy||3|
|N&D 555||Small Grant Proposal Development||1|
|N&D 590||Directed Studies in Nutrition||1-4|
|N&D 591||Seminar in Nutrition||1|
*Electives can come from any department that has relevant coursework. Courses must be approved by the student's academic advisor and be included on the student's Program of Study before the course is taken. Graduate level courses taken prior to acceptance as a graduate student at UND may be included in the student's Program of Study with approval.