The Masters of Science in Nutrition and Wellness is designed for:
Students pursuing a career in Nutrition & Dietetics with the goal to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).
Professionals that are licensed as a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and desire to pursue a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Wellness.
Students must have completed their bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in Nutrition & Dietetics and have a verification statement(s) prior to the start of the program or be in their senior year completing a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD).
From Grad Certificate to MS. Typically completed by full-time students in 1 year and 2 summers.
From Bachelors (accredited by ACEND*) to MS. Typically completed by full-time students in 2 years and 2 summers.
From Bachelors (unaccredited or international degrees) to MS. Typically completed by full-time students in 3 years and 2 summers.
Accelerated track. Andrews University students with a 3.3 GPA or higher (completing the DPD program) may be able to take up to 6 graduate credits in their senior year with permission from their advisor.
Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.
Fall (August–December): August 15
Spring (January–May): November 15
Summer Session 1 (May–August): April 1
Summer Session 2 (May–August): May 1
Summer Session 3 (May–August): June 1
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
Online coursework with 8 week long classes
Option for accelerated track
ACEND* accredited Dietetic Internship counts towards graduate credits
* Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Prospective students holding an ACEND accredited bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and a completed Dietetic Internship: