The 21-month Master of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics (MNSD) program prepares students for a career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. The program is a Future Education Model Graduate Program and provides the required coursework and supervised practice hours for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credentialing examination eligibility.
The program is held in-person with all coursework taking place on the UC Berkeley campus, and all supervised practice training rotations take place within the San Francisco Bay Area. Graduates of any bachelor’s program are welcome to apply for admission as long as they have completed the prerequisite coursework.
UC Berkeley’s diverse faculty and professional lecturers, and its location in the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area creates a unique training experience for students who will shape nutritional sciences and dietetics practice, research, and policy.
- Graduate degree, dietetics coursework and rotations offered together in a clinically-focused Future Education Model Graduate Program
- 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
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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