The 21-month Master of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics (MNSD) program prepares students for a career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. The program provides both the coursework and supervised practice requirements for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credentialing examination eligibility.

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There is a place for all interests and backgrounds in this program and graduates of any bachelor’s program, including dietetics, are welcome to apply for admission as long as they have completed the prerequisite coursework prior to the start of classes.  The current class is a mix of future dietitians:

  • interests in clinical, food systems and community gardens, community nutrition, sports nutrition, eating disorders, private practice, and more
  • a variety of educational backgrounds
  • a variety of prior experiences and careers
  • from locations across the globe

We Offer:

  • Graduate degree, dietetics coursework and rotations offered together in a clinically-focused Future Education Model Graduate Program
  • In-person program- all courses and rotations take place within the San Francisco Bay Area
  • No need to find your own preceptors for the practice hours or rotations
  • Opportunity to participate in research at a top-rated public university
  • Small class sizes
  • Weekly seminars offering students a firsthand look at cutting-edge research

Can't make it to an Open House? Watch a recording of our Oct. 11 session below.

Complete information, including the program's mission, goals, and objectives are available in the MNSD program handbook

Outcome data are available by request. Learn more about our program accreditation

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