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Curriculum and Requirements

This curriculum is reserved for students who already hold the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential or have successfully completed an ACEND dietetic internship. It is designed to strengthen the clinical nutrition knowledge and skills of practicing dietitians.

Notes: 

  1. No master's level NUTR-GE courses may be taken pass/fail.
  2. You must take all 34 credits at NYU to receive an NYU degree. We do not allow graduate transfer credits from other colleges.
  3. Not all courses listed are offered every semester. Classes run only if enrollment is sufficient.
  4. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required to graduate from the program.
Curriculum (34 Credits)

FIRST SEMESTER – all students

FIRST SEMESTER
Course # Course Title 3

SAHS-GE 2000

New Graduate Student Seminar (HOND)

0

FOOD-GE 2190

Research Methods (HOND)

3

NUTRITION SCIENCE – required to take both:

NUTRITION SCIENCE 
Course # Course Title 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:

 ADVANCED CLINICAL NUTRITION 
Course # Course Title 6

NUTR-GE 2041

Pediatric Nutrition

3

*NUTR-GE 2043

Critical Care Nutrition

3

NUTR-GE 2045

Sports Nutrition

3

NUTR-GE 2194

Weight Management

3

NUTR-GE 2220

Nutrition in Aging

3

NUTR-GE 2222

Nutritional Aspects of Eating Disorders

3

ELECTIVES: Graduate level courses

ELECTIVES 
Course # Course Title 3

With approval by advisement, graduate electives may be taken from other programs and schools. Only 2000-level courses are considered graduate level.

 

FOOD-GE 2015

Food Policy

3

NUTR-GE 2199

Nutrition Education  

3

NUTR-GE 2192 Nutrition Epidemiology  
NUTR-GE 22xx Seminar in Advanced Nutrition  
PUHE-GE 2213 Nutrition in Public Health  

 CULMINATING EXPERIENCE – at least one required

CULMINATING EXPERIENCE 
Course # Course Title 16

NUTR-GE 2061

Research Applications

3

NUTR-GE 2063

Research Apprenticeship (by departmental permission)

3

TOTAL CREDITS: 34