RUSH University

Dietetics is a constantly evolving field, and advanced education is becoming increasingly important for professionals who want to stay at the forefront of their profession. The College of Health Sciences at RUSH University prepares students to become outstanding leaders in the field of dietetics.

The Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition program at RUSH is only 30 credits and is fully online. The curriculum provides an emphasis on evidence-based clinical nutrition and the opportunity to complete a research project with faculty experts in the field.

Enrollment options include a full-time basis (15-month completion) or a part-time basis (2-5-year completion) and a varied, flexible class schedule that includes synchronous, asynchronous and one-on-one meetings with faculty. In addition, course content is accessible online 24/7 to support your learning experience.  Students can transfer in graduate credits. Additionally, financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available to help with tuition costs.

Here are a few specific reasons why pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition could be beneficial for you:
  • Expanded Knowledge and Expertise: You will learn about advanced topics such as nutritional genomics, metabolism, and disease prevention, which will allow you to provide more comprehensive care for your patients.
  • Improved Outcomes: With the knowledge and skills you gain from a master’s degree, you will be better equipped to help your patients make informed decisions about their health and provide them with more personalized and effective care.
  • Enhanced Career Opportunities: With a master’s degree, you will be well-equipped to take on leadership roles in the field of dietetics, and you may be eligible for higher-paying positions that require advanced education.
  • Professional Networking: Pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition will provide you with opportunities to network with other professionals in your field, which can help you stay up to date on the latest trends and research in the field.

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For more information contact:

Dr. Sarah Peterson, RD, PhD, CNSC, LDN
Program Director

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Shelley Jackson, MA
Senior Admissions Specialist

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