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M.Sc. Online

Dietetics (online)

South Dakota State University

24 months
466 USD/credit
466 USD/credit
466 USD/credit
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The Master’s in Dietetics (online) program at South Dakota State University will develop your research skills, stimulate independent thought and provide up-to-date knowledge in foods, nutrition and food service/business management. With flexible schedules and plenty of electives, you can design a program that fits your life, career goals and interests.

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Tailored for credentialed, practicing professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge in a specific area or retool for new career opportunities, the Master’s in Dietetics program addresses advanced concepts. 

The online, 36-credit-hour curriculum of the Dietetics (online)  program at South Dakota State University  equips you to integrate and apply dietetics principles in the biomedical sciences, human behavior and program management in order to design and lead effective food and nutrition programs. 

Whether you choose to pursue a thesis, research paper or written exam, your studies will conclude with an oral defense before a supervisory committee covering everything that you have learned.


Serve—There are many contexts in which you can put your graduate degree to use.

  • Industry
  • Hospital
  • Clinic Long-term care facility
  • Government program
  • Private practice
  • Community nutrition education interventions
  • Public health nutrition
  • Nonprofit agency

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methods in Dietetics
  • Current Trends in Dietetics Practice
  •  Vitamins and Minerals in Human Nutrition 
  • Statistical Methods

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  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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36 alternative credits



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General requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 to receive unconditional admission. 
  • A professional academic transcript evaluation for degrees earned outside the United States(This requirement cannot be waived unless your highest degree was earned or will be earned in the U.S. prior to enrollment at SDSU).
    • If you are completing your bachelor's degree at the time of application, you may submit an incomplete evaluation. If you are accepted, a complete transcript and/or evaluation with completed degree will be required by the end of your first semester of coursework.
  • Official U.S. transcripts where a degree is earned (or will be earned), and official U.S. transcripts where graduate level coursework has been taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    466 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    466 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    466 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 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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