FAQsHave an immediate question about the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Prior Learning Option program? You might find it in our “Frequently Asked Questions” section. We have also included the program’s best contact information at the bottom of the FAQ section just in case your question is not answered there.


What is the cost of the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Prior Learning Option?

A complete breakdown of your Tuition and Fees can be found on the School of Health Professions website. For online coursework, students will be charged in-state tuition regardless of their residency. *If you are a preceptor for UAB’s dietetic internship program, you may qualify to have the last 9 credit hours of this degree paid for by UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences (upon approval by the MS in Nutrition Sciences Program Director).


Am I able to work full time while enrolled in the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Prior Learning Option of the Clinical Track?

The MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track is a non-thesis track, comprised of 30 credit hours of study. A full time student will complete the program in 3 semesters. However, part-time enrollment is allowed. This program can be completed entirely online to allow flexibility for students who have other obligations.


Where can I find the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship Handbook?

Student Handbook (PDF)


Still have questions about the MS and Dietetic Internship Clinical Track program?

Please contact Brenda Bertrand, PhD, RDN, MS in Nutrition Science Program Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 205-934-8770.