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Dietetics Studies

The University of Texas at San Antonio

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
25078 USD/year
25078 USD/year
8246 USD/year
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About

The Master of Dietetics Studies is an advanced professional degree which together with the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics is known as the Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD). 

Overview

Students who successfully complete the dual degree within the CPD receive a verification statement that certifies their eligibility to take the Commission on Dietetics Registration national examination to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). The graduate level coursework and advanced practicum are designed to meet knowledge and competencies to practice as an entry-level practitioner in nutrition and dietetics. 

Students in the Master of Dietetics Studies (MDS) will be enrolled in a non-thesis option with an emphasis in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Treatment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Nutrition and Policy
  • Nutrition Pathophysiology
  • Nutritional Supplements and Functional Foods
  • Integration of Metabolism
  • Advanced Dietetics Practicum I
  • Advanced Dietetics Practicum II
  • Seminar in Dietetics
  • Research Seminar
  • Independent Study
  • Health Behavior Theory
  • Essential Concepts in Health Promotion
  • Obesity and Health
  • Exercise Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who have been admitted into the UTSA Coordinated Program in Dietetics as undergraduate students are guarantee acceptance into the Master of Dietetics Studies program if they have maintained a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in their coursework.
  • Students from other institutions will be considered for the Master of Dietetics Studies if openings are available in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics. The number of students in the program is determined by the number approved through the accreditation process and the number of placement available for the advanced practicum.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8246 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Dietetics Studies
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

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