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Food and Nutrition Specialization in Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Framingham State University

12 months
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39750 USD/year
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About

The Food and Nutrition Specialization in Coordinated Program in Dietetics of Framingham State University requires a core of advanced study that integrates nutrition science, biochemistry and research with applied nutrition and dietetics.

Overview

The Food and Nutrition Specialization in Coordinated Program in Dietetics of Framingham State University is designed for:

  • Those who wish to fulfill both the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) requirements and the supervised practice experience to become a registered dietitian.
  • Those who have a current Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) Verification Statement indicating completion of DPD requirements and wish to complete the supervised practice experience.

This concentration coordinates academic and supervised practice experiences with graduate work to meet the requirements for registration eligibility and membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

Specialization in Coordinated Program in Dietetics

This specialization coordinates academic and supervised practice experience (practicum courses) to meet the requirements for registration eligibility and membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Students are eligible to take the registration exam upon completion of the program. After acceptance to the MS program, students must apply for admission to the Coordinated Program. Students are accepted on a competitive basis in the spring semester for entrance into the program the following fall, once science and food prerequisite courses have been completed. The program follows a set course sequence for two years; other graduate courses may be integrated during this time. Students accepted to the Coordinated Program must meet program maintenance policies as stated in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics Manual. Students should see the Coordinated Program Director early to discuss their plan of study and to obtain application materials.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition in the School Environment
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Management of Food and Nutrition Services
  • Foodservice Systems
  • Seminar in Clinical Nutrition
  • Human Nutrition Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
4 (analytical)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate admission application
  • $50.00 application fee
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • An official transcript from each college or university attended as an undergraduate or graduate student
  • An overall undergraduate QPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale including acceptable grades in science course
  • Courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry, and Biostatistics must have been successfully completed within the last five years
  • Students who wish to fulfill the academic requirements (DPD) for becoming a Registered Dietitian are encouraged to apply. Students must earn a grade of B- (2.70) or better in each prerequisite course and an overall average of B (3.00)
  • Students who do not fulfill the QPA requirement, but have a GPA of 2.75 will be considered for admission after they complete two prerequisite courses
  • GRE scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Applicants must submit a 300-word personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1325 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    39750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1325 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Framingham

1322 - 2737 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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