FAQ

Does the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track Dietetic/Internship have an open house?

  • An Open House will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:30AM for students interested in learning more about the UAB MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/ Dietetic Internship. Students will have the option to attend the Open House in-person on the UAB campus or online. If you would like to attend either event, please register by completing our online sign-up form. A recording of the Open House will also be available for students who are unable to attend the live event. To view the recording, please email the Clinical Track/ Dietetic Internship Program Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. after November 9.

How long is the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship?

  • The non-thesis option is a total of 3 semesters (12 months). Students can complete the thesis option with additional semesters.

Who is eligible to apply for the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship?

  • A student that has received a minimum of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in the United States and has completed the required curriculum from an ACEND Accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) and received a Verification Statement or Declaration of Intent Statement.
  • Click here to find out more about how to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

Where can I find the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship Policy and Procedure Manual?

What is the cost of the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship?

  • Visit the School of Health Professions' Tuition and Fees page for the most up-to-date information available.

Can students receive financial aid for MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship?

  • Yes, federal financial aid is available and loans may be available for eligible students. Those interested should contact the Student Financial Aid Office, University Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294. Call (205) 934-8223 for more information.
  • A complete federal financial aid application packet is available in the Office of Student Financial Aid in Room 317 of the Hill University Center.
  • UAB Office of Student Financial Aid

Are scholarships available for students enrolled in the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship?

Where can I find specific program outcome measures?

  • If you are interested in specific outcome measures of the program, please contact the Clinical Track/ Dietetic Internship Program Director, Carleton Rivers, MS, RDN, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone (205) 934-3223.

Still have questions about the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship?

  • Please contact the Clinical Track/ Dietetic Internship Program Director, Carleton Rivers, MS, RDN, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone (205) 934-3223.