Admission into the Undergraduate Minor in Nutrition Sciences is declared through BlazerNet. Please select this link for additional information concerning the specific admission requirements for the Undergraduate Minor in Nutrition Science.
All students in the Undergraduate Minor of Nutrition Sciences program complete coursework through a planned program of study that is tailored to meet your needs. The curriculum will help assist you in knowing the facts and be able to access evidence-based information which will allow you to be an informed consumer. Our curriculum is tailored to administer a foundation of awareness in the study of nutrition science that focuses on how nutrition can be used to help prevent disease and maintain good health throughout the lifespan.
The Department of Nutrition Sciences world-class faculty consist of educators, scholars and researchers who create a culture of discovery, collaboration and innovation. We embrace social responsibility, healthy lifestyles and visionary thinking. Our faculty pride themselves in providing exceptional on-the-spot training and lifelong mentoring. Click here for a listing of our faculty and to review the exciting things that they are doing to advance the discovery of nutrition sciences.
MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship
The MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track – Dietetic Internship program is designed to develop entry-level dietitians who are capable of working in a variety of dietetic practice areas. The program offers two placement options: the on-campus program and the off-campus program. The on-campus program includes supervised practice experiences in the Birmingham area, primarily at UAB Medical Center and affiliated facilities. The off-campus program is available in the following cities in Alabama: Mobile, Montgomery, and Huntsville. At the completion of the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track – Dietetic Internship program, students will be eligible for the RDN Registration Exam and will receive a Master of Science Degree in Nutrition Sciences.
All students in the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship must complete specific courses according to a planned and structured sequence of study. Students fulfill both core requirements and professional requirements in a logical order. The sequence is intended to facilitate both scholarly proficiency and distinctive achievement. Program goals, measured outcomes and our RD Exam Pass Rate Summary Report are found here.
The MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship provides relevant theoretical frameworks that are critical to your ability to provide excellent service upon graduation. Clinical education reinforces these concepts. We are proud to offer you numerous hands-on opportunities - what we like to call human-based and real-world focused - to apply your knowledge in clinical, community and industrial settings.
The MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship is designed to prepare students to practice as competent, professional practitioners. In addition, students gain research skills and ethical values consistent with professional practice. Our students hail from different countries, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. Their unique life experiences create an enriched learning environment that elicits the development of skills and compassion that benefit each other beyond UAB.
Our world-class faculty consist of educators, scholars and researchers who create a culture of discovery, collaboration, innovation and diversity. They embrace social responsibility, healthy lifestyles and visionary thinking and they pride themselves in providing exceptional on-the-spot training and lifelong mentoring.