Dietitian Nutritionist, M.Sc. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
12 months
34950 USD/year
34950 USD/year
29266 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Dietitian Nutritionist program at the University of Pittsburgh is a competency-based educational program that integrates experiential learning with didactic coursework to enable students to demonstrate a high level of competence that will be needed for future practice as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. 


Programme Overview

The Dietitian Nutritionist Program from the University of Pittsburgh, housed within the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, is a graduate degree program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). 

The program is an early adopter demonstration program accredited under the Future Education Model Graduate Degree Program Standards.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research 
  • Human Physiology
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Nutrient Metabolism
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Dietetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the SHRS ApplyYourself application;
  • Submit a self-evaluation essay, discussing strengths, skills and experiences that will contribute to success in the program and your professional goals as a registered dietitian;
  • Submit resume demonstrating evidence of adequate exposure to the field of dietetics and an appreciation of the breadth, depth and scope of practice. 
  • Submit three letters of recommendation: one from a registered dietitian, one from a supervisor in volunteer or work experience and one form a college professor. 
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended; a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34950 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    34950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34950 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    29266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29266 USD per year during 12 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,190 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $2,031 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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