Clinical Nutrition

Rutgers University

M.Sc. Blended
12 months
1009 USD/credit
1009 USD/credit
736 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from Rutgers University is an advanced-level, clinically focused, graduate degree program designed exclusively for the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).


We prepare graduates with the advanced knowledge, expanded skills, and intellectual maturity necessary to become progressive, innovative, and interprofessional practitioners and leaders in the dynamic health care environment.

Our M.S. in Clinical Nutrition program from Rutgers University is a hybrid program. Courses are completed online, and supplemented with virtual face-to-face meetings. Students are required to come to campus three times during their course of study.

Program Goals 

  • Advances knowledge and expands skills necessary to execute the role of innovative and progressive dietetics practitioners
  • Provides an outcomes-oriented, student-centered approach to graduate education
  • Promotes collaboration and interdisciplinary education through advanced level courses
  • Promotes the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical nutrition/dietetics research
  • Advocates professional leadership and service

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Study
  • Weight Management and Disordered Eating
  • Clinical Nutrition Research Advisement
  • Clinical Nutrition Management
  • Nutrition Epidemiology
  • Subspecialty Clinical Nutrition Practice Project
  • Advanced Clinical Nutrition
  • Subspecialty Clinical Nutrition Practice
  • Advanced Clinical Nutrition Practice Residency Seminar
  • Advanced Clinical Nutrition Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




31 alternative credits



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.

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International applicants must hold an equivalent credential that meets US standards set by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (
  • A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required for admission. Applicants with a lower GPA may be considered on an individual basis.
  • At least six months of clinical experience as an RDN.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1009 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1009 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1009 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1009 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    736 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 736 USD per credit and a duration of 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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