M.S. Nutrition and Dietetics

Saint Louis University offers five concentrations for the Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition and Dietetics. Most classes are offered late afternoon or evening hours, permitting employment flexibility. Students may pursue either full-time or part-time study for all programs.

Curricular Tracks for Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics:

Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition and Physical Performance: The length of the program is 30 semester hours, depending on individual variations in education and experience.The program is designed for professionals who have a baccalaureate degree in an allied health field. Course work focuses on nutrition, health promotion, prevention, physiology and cardiovascular fitness.

Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics: Medical Dietetics: The length of the program is 31 semester hours. The program is designed for professionals who have a baccalaureate degree in an allied health field. Coursework focuses in the areas of education, administration, and counseling as they apply to nutrition care

Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics: Culinary Entrepreneurship: The length of the program is 30 semester hours, depending on individual variations in education and experience. The program is designed for professionals who have a baccalaureate degree in nutrition and culinary experience. Course work focuses on nutrition, sustainable food systems, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing and organizational management.

Dual Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics and Public Health: The length of the program is a minimum of 54 hours, which includes completing requirements for both degree programs. The student must also pass comprehensive oral examinations and complete a capstone practicum research project in nutrition and public health.Graduates specialize in public health and dietetics and are able to design, organize, conduct and evaluate nutrition intervention programs in the public health sector.

Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics: Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship:
The length of the program is 30 semester hours, depending on individual variations in education and experience. Study in the Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship program fosters close ties with culinary faculty with individual attention on research projects and publications. Students may pursue either full-time or part-time study. Most classes are offered late afternoon or evening permitting employment flexibility.

Continuing Education

If you are a registered dietitian, you can apply these courses toward your continuing education requirements. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics grants 45 Continuing Education hours for each three-credit-hour semester course.

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