MS in Nutrition Sciences, Dietitian Education Program


With at least a bachelor’s degree from any area of study with science and nutrition course prerequisites, the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Dietitian Education Program has two options: the Dietitian Education Program Track (DEP) and the Dietitian Education Program Graduate Certificate (DEP-C). These options offers you the opportunity to obtain a Master of Sciences degree and to sit for the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) National Exam to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

The DEP and DEP-C are designed to be completed in 2 years and 1.5 years respectively. This is an accredited distance program with online graduate coursework and planned supervised practice experiences within the Birmingham area, with the opportunity to complete supervised practice experiences where you live anywhere in the country. Come to UAB – everything you need is waiting for you.