Nutrition

MS Program Curriculum & Requirements

This curriculum provides advanced academic training leading to an M.S. degree for students who also seek the Registered Dietitian (RD) credential. 

NOTES:

1. No NUTR-GE, FOOD-GE or PUHE-GE courses may be taken pass/fail.
2. Not all courses listed are offered every semester. Classes run if enrollment is sufficient.
3. Courses marked with an asterisk (*) may be taken only after you have completed NUTR-GE 2190 Research Methods. Please consult with your academic advisor for additional information about course sequence.
4. A GPA of at least 3.0 is required to graduate from the program. 

Curriculum (40 Credits)

PRE-REQUISITE: DPD verification (or Declaration of Intent) from the ACEND-accredited program

FIRST SEMESTER – all students, including Dietetic Interns

3

NUTR-GE 2000

New Graduate Student Seminar (HOND)

0

NUTR-GE 2190

Research Methods (HOND)

3

NYU DIETETIC INTERNSHIP

15

Interns only, or, as electives by students who have completed a different dietetic internship

NUTR-GE 2037

Medical Nutrition Therapy

4

NUTR-GE 2196

Nutrition-Focused Physical Assessment

2

NUTR-GE 2198

Nutrition Counseling Theory and Practice (open to all students who have completed the DPD)

3

Reserved for NYU Interns only

NUTR-GE 2146

Clinical Practice in Dietetics I

3

NUTR-GE 2147

Clinical Practice in Dietetics II

3

DIETETIC INTERNSHIP ELSEWHERE: Discuss with advisor how MS requirements can be reduced from 40 to 34 credits

NO DIETETIC INTERNSHIP: Must take 1-3 credits of NUTR-GE 2077 Field Experience

NUTRITION SCIENCE – required to take both:

6

NUTR-GE 2139

Advanced Nutrition: Protein, Fats, and Carbohydrates

3

NUTR-GE 2144

Advanced Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals

3

ADVANCED CLINICAL NUTRITION – two required:

3

NUTR-GE 2041

Pediatric Nutrition

3

*NUTR-GE 2043

Critical Care Nutrition (Strongly suggested during or after completion of an AND-accredited Dietetic Internship)

3

NUTR-GE 2045

Sports Nutrition

3

NUTR-GE 2194

Weight Management

3

NUTR-GE 2220

Nutrition in Aging

3

NUTR-GE 2110

Advanced Nutrition in Complementary and Alternative Therapy

3

NUTR-GE 2222

Nutritional Aspects of Eating Disorders

3

ELECTIVES: Graduate level courses

3

Chosen by advisement from other categories, program,s and schools.  Only 2000-level courses are considered graduate level.  Please check Department or University schedules for course offerings each semester.

CULMINATING EXPERIENCE - Choose one:

 

Research Applications may be taken only after completion of all required courses which includes: Research Methods, both nutrition science courses and two advanced clinical nutrition courses. It is strongly recommended that Research Applications be taken in the final semester of the program.

 

 1 required 3-credit class:  NUTR-GE 2061 Research Applications or

 

 NUTR-GE 2061 Research Applications (3)
 NUTR-GE 2063 Research Apprenticeship (3) by departmental permission

 

TOTAL CREDITS

40