MS in Public Health Nutrition Internship

The MS in Public Health Nutrition is offered with and without the dietetic internship.  For information about earning the MS in Public Health Nutrition without the combined dietetic internship.

Virtual Open House Recording

Watch the informative dietetic internship presentation.

Image of flyer for case western university department of nutrition open house, with two photos under the title dietetic internship/master's degree program, the first a black and white photo of the original department house, with label department established in 1913, and the second of a black and white photo of an original graduating class, with the label di/ms programs established in 1941& 1965

Program Focus

This program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours for the Master of Science Degree in Public Health Nutrition Dietetic Internship Program.

A minimum of 1200 clock hours of Supervised Practice Experience is part of the curriculum along with the inclusion of a Block 10-12 Week Full Time Field Experience.

Coursework is planned individually with the student's academic advisor. This program is a non-thesis program of study.

First Year Required Courses

Course Number Course Description Fall Spring Summer
NTRN 516 Seminar in Dietetics 4    
NTRN 528 Introduction to Public Health Nutrition 3 - -
NTRN 529  Nutritional Epidemiology
NTRN 440 Nutrition for the Aging and Aged 3
NTRN 530  Public Health Nutrition  -
NTRN 531 Public Health Nutrition Field Experience
Elective Any NTRN 400, 500 or 600 level courses and/or graduate course in basic science or social science -
NTRN 531 Public Health Nutrition Field Experience  -
Year Total:   13  3 

Second Year Required Courses

Course Number Course Description Credits
NTRN 436 Pediatric Nutrition 3
NTRN 531 Public Health Nutrition Field Experience
Year Total:  6

 

Total Units in Sequence: 30

Gerontology Certificate Requirements

Course Number Course Description Credits
NTRN 440 Nutrition for the Aging and Aged 3
NTRN 498 Public Health Nutrition Field Experience
NTRN 532C Specialized Public Health Nutrition Field Experience 3
Elective One Gerontology Elective 3
Total Units in Sequence: 12

 

* All MS in PHN students must take either NTRN 440 or NTRN 436

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