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Nutrition and Dietetics (Prior bachelor's degree in a non-nutrition major)

Loma Linda University

M.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
30528 USD/year
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About

This Nutrition and Dietetics (Prior bachelor's degree in a non-nutrition major) track at Loma Linda University is designed for students who have a bachelor's degree in an area unrelated to nutrition or non DPD.

Overview

Registered Dietitians (RD) promote healthy eating habits, scientifically evaluate clients’ diets, and suggest diet modifications to help prevent disease and treat illnesses. Registered Dietitians manage food service systems for institutions such as hospitals and schools; serve as nutrition counselors at fitness centers, schools, and a variety of clinics. Some dietitians engage in research activities to enhance the profession. Popular interest in nutrition has lead to opportunities in food manufacturing, advertising, and marketing.

Learning outcomes  

Numerous Nutrition and Dietetics (Prior bachelor's degree in a non-nutrition major) opportunities are available in the field of nutrition and dietetics. Dietitians in Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) at Loma Linda University assess patient’s nutritional needs, develop personalized nutrition treatment programs and evaluate and report results. Community Dietitians work in public health clinics, home health agencies and major supermarkets. Management Dietitians manage large-scale food production and service facilities in health care, college and university cafeterias, prisons, and school food service. Consultant Dietitians work under contract with extended health care facilities or in their own private practice. Others work for wellness programs, sports teams, or other nutrition related businesses.

Possible Careers: Dietitian in hospitals, clinics, food services, or a personal business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research -Proposal Writing
  • Food Selection and Presentation
  • Community Nutrition
  • Professional Issues
  • Nutrition and Human Metabolism
  • Intro to Clinical Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

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.
80
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of High School Completion
  • Post-Secondary Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • How to Send Required Documents

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30528 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30528 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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