Dietetic Internship Master of Science

The Dietetic Internship Master of Science program prepares you for the registered dietitian exam and professional practice. You're equipped to practice in traditional dietetics settings as well as education, cross-cultural environments and wellness.

Preparing You For Success

You explore dietetics through 1,200 hours of practicum practice and a full set of courses. Bradley's wellness emphasis is incorporated into coursework and experiences in clinical, community, food service and wellness settings.

The master's degree gives you the option to complete a thesis or take courses focused on counseling, curriculum and instruction, or global perspectives.

Making Your Mark

Dietitians are in growing demand as health care expands to new community and business settings. All Bradley students have passed the Registered Dietitian Exam, which means you’ll be able to start your career right after graduation.

Accreditation Status

This program has received Accreditation status from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) (formerly the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education), of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995; 800/877-1600. http://www.eatright.org/ACEND

Graduate Program Requirements

Required Courses - 46-48 hrs.

  • FCS 604: Seminar - 3 hrs.
  • FCS 605: Advanced Nutrition Metabolism - 3 hrs.
  • FCS 606: Nutrition and Wellness - 3 hrs.
  • FCS 608: Nutritional Counseling - 2 hrs.
  • FCS 609: Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy - 4 hrs.
  • FCS 616: Applications in Wellness - 3 hrs.
  • FCS 641: Research Methods in Nutrition and Wellness I - 3 hrs.
  • FCS 642: Research Methods in Nutrition and Wellness II - 3 hrs.
  • FCS 646: Statistics - 3 hrs.
  • FCS 698: Supervised Practice - 16 hrs.
  • FCS 699: Thesis Research - 6 hrs.
    or Non-thesis Elective (see below)

For the DI-MS program, students who elect to do the non-thesis track will select 9 credit hours from one of the following options

Counseling

  • EHC 620: Human Development Counseling: Professional Orientation - 1 hr.
  • EHC 622: Counseling: Ethics and Law - 2 hrs.
  • EHC 623: Pre-practicum in Counseling - 3 hrs.
  • EHC 624: Theories and Techniques of Counseling - 3 hrs.
  • EHC 625: Principles in Group Counseling - 3 hrs.

Curriculum and Instruction

  • ETE 651: Curriculum Theory and Development - 3 hrs.
  • ETE 653: Instructional Strategies and Designs - 3 hrs.
  • ETE 654: Program Evaluation - 3 hrs.
  • ETE 655: Instructional Theory - 3 hrs.
  • ETE 663: Schooling in a Diverse World - 3 hrs.
  • ETE 665: Technology Infusion - 3 hrs.

Global Perspectives

  • FCS 610: Topics in Global Wellness - 3 hrs.
  • FCS 612: Cultural Influences in Food & Nutrition - 3 hrs.
  • ETE 663: Schooling in Diverse World - 3 hrs.
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