Graduate Degrees

Clinical & Community Nutrition

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Earn an advanced degree in as little as one year with an online program!

As of January 1, 2024, to be eligible for the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist exam, a student must earn a master’s degree. Dietitians that are already practicing will benefit from earning a master’s degree in order to stay competitive with new graduates.

The degree is also required for many management and teaching roles within the dietetics field and can help improve salary earnings.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Advanced nutrition applications
  • Patient counseling techniques
  • Leadership and communication

Program Highlights

We offer flexible program options so that you can attend classes on a schedule that works for you. Choose in-person, online, or hybrid attendance, as well as thesis or non-thesis options.

Our faculty is diverse (both in gender/ethnicity and in research interests) which provides a more well-rounded experience than comparable programs. Our curriculum is also more flexible than comparable programs.

We offer a wide variety of electives to tailor coursework to meet your career goals. Dietetics is a broad field, and we respect that your curriculum should match your interests. We are actively recruiting qualified faculty and designing new courses to meet educational demands for specializations.