Dietetics, M.Sc. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
24 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers a Master of Science (MS) in Dietetics. At UTRGV, you'll find support and inspiration to complete your degree and pursue your professional goals.

Overview

The Masters of Science in Dietetics at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will provide the required didactic coursework and supervised experiential learning within a 2-year Master's program. The MS in Dietetics will serve students interested in becoming Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs). 

Key Features

  • This program will allow students to focus on knowledge and skills for an entry level RDN at a Master's level. The program will include coursework that meets the future education model's standards and competencies that are set forth by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
  • The coursework will use competencies, performance indicators, and practice illustrations to demonstrate assessment of critical thinking, interprofessional collaboration, communication, evidence-based research, ethics, leadership, and dietetics knowledge. The students will be placed in a variety of practicum settings to complete competencies which affords the graduates to take the registration examination for dietitians. Upon passing the exam, RDNs my hold a number of positions in the areas of healthcare, foodservice, community, academia and/or research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Human Nutrition
  • Global and Public Health Nutrition
  • Dietetic Capstone
  • Food Systems Management
  • Ethics and Leadership in Dietetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

47 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must meet at least 1 of the Following Criteria and provide official transcripts: Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences (BSNS from UTRGV or graduate from a US Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) program) or Bachelor of Science degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university; international students must provide TOEFL or IELTS scores and international transcript evaluation records.
  • The following pre-requisites (or equivalents) will need to be complete: Anatomy and Physiology (6 hours), General Chemistry (8 hours), Organic chemistry (4), Advance Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism (3), Microbiology (4), Statistics (3), Introduction to Clinical Nutrition (3), Food Preparation (4)
  • A formal application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A grade of B or better in all prerequisites.
  • Letter of personal intent

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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