12 months
1079 USD/credit 42081 USD/year
1079 USD/credit 42081 USD/year
513 USD/credit 20007 USD/year
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The mission of the Master of Science (MS) in Dietetics and Nutrition at University of Alaska Anchorage is to guide the future of dietetics and nutrition in Alaska through the preparation of competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists.


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


  • The Dietetics and Nutrition (DN) didactic courses from University of Alaska Anchorage are delivered primarily online to facilitate access to the Master of Science (MS) in Dietetics and Nutrition statewide. 
  • Rotation sites for the supervised experiential learning (practicum) courses are located throughout the state of Alaska, and may include Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kodiak, Kenai, Soldotna, Sitka, Juneau, Bethel, Palmer, Wasilla, Kotzebue, Nome and Utqiagvik. Most rotation sites are located in health care settings.  

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
  • Statistics for Advanced Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • DPD verification statement or submission of official transcripts documenting completion of all prerequisite courses
  • Personal statement 
  • Current resume or CV
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • A video interview 
  • Application to UAA graduate school
  • International students seeking admission to UAA must provide proof of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42081 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1079 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42081 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1079 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20007 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 513 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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