Master of Science in Applied Nutrition
Southeast Missouri State University

Program Details

Southeast Missouri State University offers a Master of Science in Applied Nutrition to prepare candidates to pass the Registered Dietitian credentialing exam. A graduate degree will be required to sit for this exam in the near future.

This intensive and rewarding online program in Applied Nutrition prepares you to thrive in this field. The in-depth coursework covers topics such as:

  • Advanced medical nutrition therapy
  • Strategic management of food service operations
  • Metabolic considerations in performance and wellness nutrition
  • Professional skills and emerging trends in dietetics practice

For those already holding the Registered Dietitian title, you can skip the supervised learning component, thereby completing your degree in less time.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Southeast Missouri State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must submit written commitment from 3 preceptors
  • Requires a minimum of 750 hours of approved experiences, including paid and volunteer