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Master of Science in Dietetics (Great Plains IDEA)
The dietetics master's degree program is for registered dietitians or individuals who are registration-eligible.
Students in this program will learn:
Cutting-edge information in food, nutrition, food service management and wellness to enhance dietetics practice
New research concepts and theories to advance the profession of dietetics
Public policy and current systems of health care delivery with particular reference to the role of the dietitian
How to advance the profession of dietetics by contributing to evidence-based practice
This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.
Have a verification statement from an accredited didactic program in dietetics. You can choose to complete the master’s degree prior to completing an internship or after the internship while working.
Fulfill (or meet) the entrance requirements for a master’s program at your home university. Typically, this requires a minimum 3.0 undergraduate grade point average, or 3.0 on the last 60 hours of coursework in the undergraduate degree.
The GRE or GMAT may be required by some participating universities. Check with the campus coordinator at your home university to determine if this is a requirement for admission.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
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