Doctor of Clinical Nutrition
University of North Florida

Program Details

The online Doctor of Clinical Nutrition is an advanced practice doctoral program with an emphasis on leadership, advanced evidence-based practice, and research.  The curriculum provides knowledge and skills in chronic disease prevention, clinical treatment, cultural competency, critical thinking, public policy, and outcomes research, allowing students to become advanced-level nutrition and dietetics practitioners and researchers.  Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in clinical, community, or higher education settings, and ready to make significant contributions to their communities through practice, service, and lifelong learning.


  • Be an RDN or DTR. Professional licensure required
  • A master’s degree 
  • A minimum of three year’s work experience in the field of nutrition and dietetics
  • Application letter stating professional experience, professional goals and why you are a good fit for the program
  • Professional licensure
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Official transcripts 
  • CV/resume

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges