Master of Science in Dietetics (Great Plains IDEA)
Kansas State University

Program Details

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.

The online Dietetics program is offered through:

  • Colorado State University
  • Iowa State University
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Kansas State University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Requirements

Students will need to choose and apply at a single home university. Requirements may vary, but typically include:

  • Application form specific to the university
  • Official transcripts 
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of goals

School Accreditation Statement

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