Dietetics (distance program)
Dietetics (distance program) Master of Science (M.S.)
This option is available to Registered Dietitians (RD) -OR- those who have met both the academic and supervised practice requirements of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and are ready to sit for the national credentialing exam to become a Registered Dietitian –OR- those who have a DPD verification statement.
The Dietetics specialization is part of the multi-state Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA). Students apply to one of the institutions (in this case, UNL) but may take courses offered by any of the partner institutions, including:
• University of Nebraska–Lincoln
• Colorado State University
• Iowa State University
• Kansas State University
• North Dakota State University
• Oklahoma State University
• South Dakota State University
• University of Kansas Medical Center
- Registered Dietitian
Application to this program
Application to this program is open only to Registered Dietitians (RD) or those eligible to take the registration examination or those who have a DPD verification statement.
When completing the Office of Graduate Studies online application, select:
Major/Degree: Nutrition & Health Sciences (MS)
Students will work with an adviser to create a Program of Studies or Memorandum of Courses during the first half of their coursework.