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Master of Science in Dietetics

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Dietetics is designed for students wanting to obtain registered dietitian credentials to ensure a variety of employment opportunities which can be found in virtually any clinical areas in hospitals, long-term care facilities, specialized health care environments, insurance companies, and more.  Courses include Nutrition Therapy, Food Systems, Nutrition of the Lifecycle, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and Development of the Entrepreneurial Dietitian.


  • Four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.7, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)


EMU is an approved State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) participant and approved to offer online programs to students living in any SARA member state. Students residing in Massachusetts are not approved.