Master of Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics

Master of Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics

An integrated program of coursework and experiential learning

The UCCS Master of Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics (MSc) is an integrated two-year graduate program designed to provide students with applied learning experience in preparation for a career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). The program curriculum is built on a competency-based education framework known as the Future Education Model. Students will have access to the Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center, containing expansive classrooms and a teaching kitchen. Our partnership with Centura Health will connect students with high quality preceptors; small student-to-preceptor ratios will continue a 40-year history of clinical teaching excellence.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ Master of Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190

Chicago, IL 60606-6995

(312) 899-0040
 ext 5400

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Program outcomes data are available upon request beginning fall of 2024

Additional Program Information

  • Students need to meet all academic requirements of the graduate program to earn a verification statement and Master of Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • As our program combines didactic and experiential learning, it is recommended students do not take on additional work commitments during the fall and spring semesters. Students may benefit from working during the summer between the 1st and 2nd year of the program.

  • Additional program policies can be found here through the UCCS Graduate School’s Policies and Procedures.

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Becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

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