MS in Dietetics
This program is not a stand alone master's program, it is part of an accelerated program and admitted students earn both a BS and MS degree. Students are admitted as undergraduates after completing prerequisites for admission and going through an application and interview process. The Masters in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics requires a minimum of 30 hours of graduate courses. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA to remain in the program. Below are listed the graduate courses to complete the MS portion of the program.
|All graduate level courses require a minimum grade of B.|
|HMI 7566||Health Informatics Ethics||3|
|NEP 7370||Nutritional Therapy I||3|
|NEP 7380||Medical Nutrition Therapy II||3|
|NEP 7381||Medical Nutrition Therapy II: Supervised Practice Experience||5|
|NEP 8380||Medical Nutrition Therapy III||3|
|NEP 8975||Dietetics Supervised Practice Experience||10|
Sample Plan of Study
The following courses are required for this degree. Changes in course requirements may occur, as the program is required to meet the accreditation standards.
|BIO_SC 1500 or 1010 and 1020||5||CHEM 1320||4|
|NEP 1034 or 1034H||3||ENGLSH 1000||3|
|F_S 1030||3||PSYCH 1000||3|
|MATH 1100||3||Hist. or Pol Sc||3|
|Humanities (recommend PHIL 1150 or PHIL 2440)||3|
|CHEM 2030 or 2100||3||BIOCHM 3630 or 4270 (B- or better required)||3|
|CHEM 2130||2||CDS 2190||3|
|MPP 3202||5||NEP 1995 or F_S 3210||3|
|AGSC_COM 2220 or COMMUN 1200||3||NEP 2340 (B- or better required)||3|
|FINPLN 2183||3||PTH_AS 2201||3|
|F_S 4310||4||ESC_PS 4170||3|
|NEP 3360||2||MANGMT 3000||3|
|NEP 4340||3||NEP 2450||3|
|NEP 4360||3||NEP 3290||1|
|MPP 4204||4||NEP 3370||3|
|NEP 3590||1||NEP 4370||3|
|NEP 4290||2||NEP 4951||1|
|NEP 4385||1||P_HLTH 4300||3|
|NEP 4590||3||PSYCH 3830||3|
|NEP 4950||2||General Elective||1|
|Professional Elective||3||NEP 7370||3|
|AN_SCI 8420||3||NEP 8380||2|
|HMI 7566||3||NEP 8975||10|
|Total Credits: 147|
This is a professional program and will not require a Thesis, but will require a comprehensive exam.
This degree is only for students accepted into the Coordinated Program in Dietetics and who have completed their first two years in the actual program. These students will have earned a bachelors degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology with an emphasis in Nutrition and Foods. Application information and criteria on how to apply can be found at http://nep.missouri.edu/nutrition_foods.html for application information and criteria.
Requirements for program continuation during the master's year will be posted on the Nutrition and Exercise Physiology website.