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Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition

The 52 credit hour Master of Science program in Clinical Nutrition is open to any student who meets the admission requirements. Students not retaining a background in the sciences or allied health may take a longer period of time to complete the prerequisite requirements prior to entrance into the graduate program. In the majority of cases, prerequisite requirements can be fulfilled through the College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies at Life University.

Application Requirements Specific to the MS in Clinical Nutrition

  • Instructions for the graduate school application are found in the Academic Policies section of the Graduate Catalog. Each student is advised to contact the Nutrition department to discuss program admission questions.

    1. Applicants who have completed a dietetic internship program and have become Registered Dietitians. will receive 9 transfer credits towards the MS Program and Upon admission this group only has to complete 43 credit hours will be required of the total 52 credit hours.
    2. Applicants with a degree in the Allied Health field, but do not possess a B.S. Degree in Nutrition will be required to take the following pre-requisites: MNTR 501, Nutritional Concepts & Nutrient Analysis (4 credits); MNTR 502, Assessment & Nutritional Interventions (5 credits).


Prerequisite Courses 

All students must have taken at least one college level course with a grade of “B” or better in each of the following disciplines to be admitted into the program:

  1. Anatomy and Physiology (may be a combined course)
  2. Chemistry and Biochemistry
  3. Microbiology (may be taken while enrolled in the MS Clinical Nutrition program)

Note: The nutrition/science grade point average of successful applicants is generally at or above 3.25.


Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition Curriculum

For Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition Curriculum specifics, please check the catalog here.

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