Program Mission: Through inter-institutional collaboration, the MS in Dietetics program will prepare dietetic professionals for evidence-based advanced practice.
The online, 36-credit hour master's degree in Dietetics sponsored by the Great Plains IDEA enables dietitians to apply cutting-edge information in food, nutrition, food service management and wellness to enhance dietetics practice. Students successfully completing the program learn to think independently and critically to evaluate and apply new research concepts and theories to advance their professional practice.
The Great Plains IDEA online master's degree in Dietetics requires 36 credit hours of coursework. There are 9 credit hours of core courses, 21 credit hours of electives, and a 6-credit hour Thesis/Comprehensive Paper or Project, as required by the student's home institution.
Elective courses cover a variety of topics to meet the diverse needs of dietetics professionals. Electives include clinically-oriented nutrition courses, community or public health nutrition courses, healthcare administration, management-oriented courses, food science, foodservice management, and more.Admission Requirements:
Degree titles vary by institution. Consult each institution for the title as it will appear on the diploma.
Students select one university to be their "home institution", this is the university to which you apply, enroll and pay tuition. Students must meet the admissions requirements of the home institution. Contact the Campus Coordinator at the institution you wish to call "home" for more information.
|Colorado State University||Gayle Roslund|
|Iowa State University||Karen Smidt|
|Kansas State University||Susan Miller|
|University of Nebraska-Lincoln||Lori Beals|
|North Dakota State University||Karen Murie|
|Oklahoma State University||Elizabeth Whitfield|
|South Dakota State University||Theresa Ireland|
|University of Kansas Medical Center||Kendra Spaeth|
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