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MS, Nutrition and Dietetics: 34-Credit Clinical Nutrition

Application Extended: Still Accepting Applications

34 Total Credits Required

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.

Degree Prerequisites

 (Do Not Count Toward the Degree)

Basic Science
20 Credits
Principles of Organic Chemistry (with lab)
5 Credits
Intro to Modern Chemistry
5 Credits
NUTR-UE 1064
NUTR-UE 1023
NUTR-UE 1068
Nutrition Science
15 Credits
NUTR-UE 1209
NUTR-UE 1260
NUTR-UE 1269
Food and Food Science
12 credits
NUTR-UE 1052
NUTR-UE 1184
Other Requirements
NUTR-GE 2190 and NUTR-GE 2199 count towards the MS degree
NUTR-GE 2199
NUTR-GE 2190
Introduction to Psychology
4 Credits
Equivalent Social/Behavioral Science course. A Behavioral science course can be taken as a graduate level elective course

Degree Requirements

First Semester Requirement
Nutrition Science - 6 credits
Statistics - 3 credits
Or another graduate level statistics course by advisement
Advanced Clinical Nutrition - 6 credits
Choose two of the following:
NUTR-GE 2041
NUTR-GE 2043
NUTR-GE 2045
NUTR-GE 2194
NUTR-GE 2220
NUTR-GE 2286
3 Credits
Research Requirements - 6 credits
NUTR-GE 2190
Culminating Experience
Choose one of the following (NUTR-GE 2063 by departmental permission):
NUTR-GE 2063

Graduate Level Electives

Variable Credits

Graduate level courses by advisement to meet 34 credits


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

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