Non-Internship Concentration of M.S. in Nutrition

Concentration Description

Graduate students enrolled in the Non-Internship Concentration will complete a 33 credit hour program that includes courses in nutrient metabolism, lifecycle nutrition, pathophysiology, nutrition for the aging adult, performance nutrition, trends in the food supply, statistics and nutrition research. Students in the Non-Internship Concentration also have the opportunity to take elective courses aligned with their professional goals.


  • NTN 620 Nutrition for the Aging Adult
  • NTN 621 Performance Nutrition
  • NTN 622 Trends in the Food Supply
  • NTN 623 Leadership and Management in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • NTN 630* Nutrient Metabolism
  • NTN 633* Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
  • NTN 635 Pharmacology for Allied Health Professionals
  • NTN 645* Pathophysiology for Nutrition-Related Diseases
  • Three Approved Electives for 9 hours
    A list of approved electives will be provided by an academic advisor.

*Challenge tests can be taken to opt out of these courses if previously taken with a grade of “C” or better. If challenge tests are passed, approved electives can replace these courses.

NOTE: Above curriculum establishes eligibility in the state of Kentucky for licensure as a Certified Nutritionist. Information related to licensure in the various states.

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