Dietetic Internship Concentration of M.S. in Nutrition

Concentration Description

Graduate students accepted to the Dietetic Internship Concentration will earn 24 graduate-credit hours while completing supervised practice training.  Upon completion of supervised practice training, individuals will complete additional coursework in statistics, nutrition-related topics, and nutrition research.  The M.S. in Nutrition prepares completers of the Dietetic Internship to effectively compete in a growing job market in which entry-level dietitians are now earning master’s degrees. By 2024, a master’s degree will be the minimum education requirement to be eligible to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians. 

For more information related to the Dietetic Internship, please visit the following link:  http://murraystate.edu/ academics/CollegesDepartments/ nursing-and-health- professions/AHS/ NutritionDieteticsandFoodManag ement/ DieteticInternshipProgram/ index.aspx

Internship Curriculum

NTN 610   Research and Writing for Nutrition   Professionals
NTN 615   Supervised Professional Practice Primer
NTN 620  Nutrition for the Aging Adult
NTN 640 Dietetics Clinical Training Primer
NTN 641   Nutrition Therapy I
NTN 642  Management Practice in Dietetics
NTN 643  Community Nutrition
NTN 651   Medical Nutrition Therapy II
NTN 653   Advanced Clinical Practice

Curriculum Completed After Dietetic Internship

HEA 610   Biostatistics in Public Health
NTN 623   Leadership and Management in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics (or approved elective)
NTN 656  Nutrition Research Literature Review
NTN 660  Research Project in Nutrition I
NTN 661  Research Project in Nutrition II