Loyola University Chicago

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
1130 USD/credit
1130 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Niehoff School of Nursing Dietetics offers a unique opportunity to complete a master’s degree in dietetics as alternative to or after completion of the Dietetic Internship. The program at Loyola University Chicago offers an outcomes performance management focus, preparing professional, registered dietitians to design and implement systems that produce desired health outcomes


Within the context of a Jesuit university, the program promotes ethical decision-making, social justice and advocacy for underserved populations.

The Loyola University Chicago Dietetic Internship graduated its first class in 1997 and is fully accredited by the American Dietetic Association. Clinical dietetic faculty and preceptors are experts in their fields and hold national certifications in their areas of specialization. Most courses meet in the evening at Loyola's Water Tower Campus on North Michigan Avenue or at the Loyola University Health System campus in Maywood, Ill.

Learning outcomes

The MS in Dietetics builds on the core of the Outcomes Performance Management Certificate Program, which is designed for baccalaureate degree health professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of the theories, models and methods that are used to improve health care. Students will gain an understanding of national and local perspectives on quality and health care policy issues.

They will also acquire the skills to apply various methods and processes of performance improvements. Students will learn to redesign health care processes, use information technology, develop effective health care teams, coordinate care, and enact performance and outcome measurements

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theory and Research in Dietetic Practice
  • Physical Assessment for Dietitians
  • Community Health Concepts
  • Ethics for Advanced Practice
  • Epidemiology
  • Research for Health Care Professionals
  • Obesity in Modern Society
  • Health Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Marketing in Health Care Organizations
  • Methods of Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Completed Application Form
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Statement of PurposeTest Scores (GMAT or GRE)
  • Professional Resume
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1130 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1130 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1130 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1130 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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