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 M.S. in Nutrition Sciences Clinical Track – Dietetic Internship is a one-year combined Master of Science degree that enables you to sit for the national exam to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). In only 12 months you will be ready for an exciting career in health care, wellness and food system operations. Come to UAB for more knowledge, more growth and more opportunities.
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- Specialized supervised practice experience in pediatrics, oncology, trauma, burn, eating disorders and nutrition support.
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- Earn your MS degree and become a RDN in one year.
What do you want to gain in one year? Come to UAB to gain knowledge from cutting edge researchers and professionals. Come to UAB to gain diverse experiences from dedicated preceptors. Come to UAB to gain more.
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.
All applications to the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship are made through a centralized application process called DICAS and a corresponding digital match process via D & D Digital. Please click this link to learn more about the application and admissions process.
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