Dietetics

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DIETETICS (GH30)

Pullman Center, 907 3rd Avenue
304-696-4336
www.marshall.edu/dietetics

GRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND CHAIR

Dr. Kelli Williams
250 Pullman Center
304-696-4336
williamsk@marshall.edu

AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED:
None.
CERTIFICATES:
Dietetic Internship (see Program Director). The Dietetic Internship, which makes up 21 credit hours of the degree program, can be done either face-to-face (Huntington campus) or via distance education. Courses generally occur during the day on Mondays.
Full-time enrollment is required for the Dietetic Internship portion of the program (21 hours); remaining hours can be completed part-time, if desired.
CURRICULUM:
36 credit hours.
NORMAL TIME TO COMPLETE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT:
2 years.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
The program offers a unique opportunity to dietetics professionals. It is open to persons who have completed a bachelor’s degree in dietetics at a regionally accredited institution and have been admitted to the dietetic internship certificate program or are currently a Registered Dietitian.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
This program will prepare graduates to practice in advanced level professional positions in the fields of clinical nutrition, community nutrition, and/or food and nutrition management.
JOBS RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM:
For more information, please click on the links below to the O*NET website supported by the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • 29-1031.00 Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • 29-2051.00 Dietetic Technicians
  • 35-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Bright Outlook
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Completion of a Didactic Program in Dietetics.
  • Concurrent admission to the Dietetic Internship or Registered Dietitian credential.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is preferred.
  • A minimum score of 285 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). The exam must have been completed within five years of application.

If applicable, a minimum TOEFL score of 80 for graduate study is required of all international students. For more information on international student requirements, visit http://www.marshall.edu/graduate/admissions/international-admission/.

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION:
Fall enrollment: August 1; Spring enrollment: December 1; Summer enrollment: May 1
GRE OR OTHER TEST REQUIRED:
GRE
PROGRAM LOCATION:
Huntington