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Dietetics and Nutrition

University of Alaska Anchorage

12 months
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1079 USD/credit
1079 USD/credit
513 USD/credit
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About

The mission of the UAA Master of Science (MS) in Dietetics and Nutrition at University of Alaska Anchorage is to guide and advance the practice of dietetics and nutrition in Alaska.

Overview

Registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) are trained dietetics and nutrition professionals who have met the strict educational and experiential standards set forth by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. RDNs work in a wide variety of settings, including health care, business and industry, community/public health, education, research, government agencies and private practice. In order to be successful in their field, RDNs need a strong science foundation including courses in food and nutrition sciences, biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, anatomy, chemistry, foodservice systems, business, medical nutrition therapy, behavioral social sciences and communication. 

Unique experiences are provided as the program places an emphasis on preparing advanced generalist RDNs for the cultural diversities and practice environments in Alaska.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of Dietetics and Nutrition at University of Alaska Anchorage the graduate will be able to:

  • integrate and apply scientific information and research into professional dietetics and nutrition practice. [Professional Practice Skills]
  • exhibit beliefs, values, attitudes and behaviors that are at the professional dietitian level of practice.  [Professional Practice Skills]
  • provide clinical and customer services by developing and delivering information, products and services to individuals, groups and populations.  [Client Care Skills; Public/Population Health and Community Nutrition Skills]
  • utilize strategic application of principles of management and systems in the provision of food and nutrition services to individuals and organizations. [Organizational Leadership/Management Skills; Food and Food Systems Skills]
  • demonstrate an understanding of Alaska Native culture and Alaska’s unique healthcare delivery system.  [Concentration area: Alaska Native Culture and Alaska’s Unique Healthcare Delivery System]

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Applied Research in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Clinical Nutrition Assessment and Intervention
  • Advanced Clinical Nutrition
  • The Business of Dietetics
  • Dietetics & Nutrition Graduate Project
  • Statistics for Advanced Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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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

Credits

23 alternative credits

23-26

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
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

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
Start practicing IELTS today!
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed UAA graduate application.
  • Official transcripts of all college-level work.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) results, taken within two years prior to the application date.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or other professionals particularly qualified to attest to the applicant’s qualifications for graduate-level research and study.
  • A resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A one-page personal statement discussing the applicant’s credentials and readiness for graduate studies. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1079 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1079 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1079 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1079 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    513 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 513 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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