Community Health and Nutrition
This degree in intended for both graduate students who desire to complete the supervised experiential learning required to take the registration exam for dietitians, and practicing community health professionals who would like to learn more about rural community health and nutrition. It is appropriate for those who are already credentialed registered dietitians, educators, nurses, and others interested in nutrition related health information. Students who are seeking to become registered dietitians/nutritionists would enroll in an additional 12 hours of on-campus practicum courses. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
There are two degree options in Community Health and Nutrition: the Master of Science degree in Community Health and Nutrition, or earning both the degree and the optional Experiential Learning Track. The Experiential Learning track has different deadlines, as well as additional requirements.
Note: Applicants are selected on a competitive basis and, therefore, admission is not granted to all applicants who meet only the minimum requirements.