M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics

M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics

M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics

The M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics prepares graduates to earn the Registered Dietitian credential and provide nutrition education and consultation, evaluate patients/clients and provide dietary assessments and recommendations in hospital, education and community settings.



The M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics is a full-time program offered in a hybrid format with courses taking place at the Glassboro, NJ campus. It requires the completion of 30 graduate semester hours (8 courses). The Supervised Practice (internship) may be completed at any facility in the United States or abroad that is approved by the nutrition and dietetics accrediting body, ACEND. The M.S. program is a track for graduates to earn the Registered Dietitian credential.


  • 8 Courses / 30 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements URL: Yes
Course Number
S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 27 S.H.
NUT 00518 Nutrition and Epidemiology 3
NUT 00520 Supervised Practice in Nutrition and Dietetics I 6
NUT 00530 Supervised Practice in Nutrition and Dietetics II 6
WLM 00580 Obesity & Diabetes Management 3
HES 00512 Understanding and Applying the Professional Literature in HES 3
NUT 00500 Advanced Nutrition Assessment 3
NUT 00510 Advanced Topics in Public Health Nutrition 3
Elective Courses: 3 S.H..
  500 Level Free Elective within Health and Exercise Science Department 3

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Bachelor's degree in Dietetics

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Two letters of recommendation

    • Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
  • Current professional resume

  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Verification statement indicating student completed a medical nutrition therapy focused undergraduate degree


Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer - Module 5 May 18 April 1