MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship
The M.S. in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track – Dietetic Internship is a one-year combined dietetic internship and Master of Science degree program that enables graduates to take the Registration Examination for Dietitian Nutritionists offered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). In only 12 months you could 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.
Top 3 Reasons to #ChooseUAB
- Available specialized practice experience in pediatrics, oncology, trauma, burn, eating disorders and nutrition support.
- Affordable tuition no matter where you live.
- Earn your MS degree and be eligible to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitian Nutritionists 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.
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 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 here to learn more about the application and admissions process.
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The UAB Dietetic Internship has been a program of firsts since its inception in 1963. What started as a 12-month program with only six students, is now a major influence in nutrition education innovations and healthcare policy reform. We were here before UAB became UAB. We were the first program of its kind in Alabama, one of the first in the U.S. to offer distance education and one of the first to collaborate with Medicine in research. We look forward to watching our graduates' impact for the next 50 years.
The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
The MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship is currently granted accreditation by The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees.