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

The MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship will host a Virtual Open House on Friday, November 5, 2021, from 10:00 - 11:30 AM CST. To register for the event and receive session information, fill out this form. Students who are unable to attend the live session may email the Program Director, Mrs. Rivers, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. after November 5th to request the session recording.

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

The non-thesis option is a total of three 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 who has earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in the U.S., has completed the required curriculum from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD), and has received a Verification Statement or Declaration of Intent Statement may apply for the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship.

To find out more about how to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website.

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.

Can students receive financial aid for the 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, or visit the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.

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

Yes, students will have the opportunity to apply for scholarships during the fall semester.

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 call (205) 934-3223.

Still have questions?

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 call (205) 934-3223.