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MS Public Health Nutrition Internship

MS Public Health Nutrition Internship

Virtual Open House Recording

Watch the informative dietetic internship presentation.

Department of Nutrition's house in 1913 and DI/MS students black and white photo

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 8-10 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 NumberCourse DescriptionFallSpringSummer
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 NumberCourse DescriptionCredits
NTRN 436 Pediatric Nutrition 3
NTRN 531 Public Health Nutrition Field Experience
Year Total:  6
Total Units in Sequence: 31

Gerontology Certificate Requirements

Course NumberCourse DescriptionCredits
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

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