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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 Credits

NUTR-GE 2000

New Graduate Student Seminar (HOND)

0

NUTR-GE 2190

Research Methods (HOND)

3

Total Credits: 3

NUTRITION SCIENCE – required to take both:

NUTRITION SCIENCE 
Course # Course Title Credits

NUTR-GE 2139

Advanced Nutrition: Protein, Fats, and Carbohydrates

3

NUTR-GE 2144

Advanced Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals

3

Total Credits: 6

ADVANCED CLINICAL NUTRITION – two required:

 ADVANCED CLINICAL NUTRITION 
Course # Course Title Credits

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

NUTR-GE- 2286

Diseased Gut

3

NUTR-GE- 2292

Nutrition for Musculoskeletal

3

NUTR-GE- 2290

Malnutrition Screening and Assessment

3

Total Credits: 6

STATISTICS: one graduate-level course

STATISTICS
Course # Course Title Credits
APSTA-GE 2085 Basic Statistics 3
or another graduate level statistics course by advisement

Total Credits: 3

ELECTIVES: Graduate level courses

ELECTIVES 
Course # Course Title Credits

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

 

NUTR-GE 2042

Maternal/Child Nutrition

3

NUTR-GE 2300

Independent Study

1-6

NUTR-GE 2210 Complementary and Alternative Nutrition 3
NUTR-GE 2XXX Seminars 1-3
NUTR-GE 2187 Global Issues in Nutrition 3
NUTR-GE 2117 Current Issues 3
NUTR-GE 2192 Nutritional Epidemiology 3
FOOD-GE 2000+ Courses 1-4

Total Credits: 13

CULMINATING EXPERIENCE – only one required

CULMINATING EXPERIENCE 
Course # Course Title Credits

NUTR-GE 2061

Research Applications

3

NUTR-GE 2063

Research Apprenticeship (by departmental permission)

3

Total Credits: 3

TOTAL CURRICULUM CREDITS: 34