Degree: Master of Science (MS)
Field of Study: Nutrition
The Master of Science in nutrition can be completed in one to two years depending on course load; an undergraduate degree in nutrition in not necessary. The program may be completed full- or part-time, and offers flexibility in designing a course of study based on academic and career goals.
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Students interested in applying to dietetic internships must meet specific course requirements (Didactic Program in Dietetics) as required by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. These requirements are met in the courses that comprise the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD). A department advisor should be consulted in the first year to plan the dietetics coursework.
The DPD at Case Western Reserve University is currently granted Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 800.877.1600.
For graduate policies and procedures, please review the School of Graduate Studies section of the General Bulletin.