master of science in clinical nutrition with dietetic internship
clinical nutritionists focus on improving patients’ nutritional health by addressing the relationship between food and well-being; they work closely with the patient and the health care team to design an individualized nutrition plan that suits the patient’s needs and/or medical condition(s).
this combined master’s degree and dietetic internship program is available on a full-time basis only.
since this combined master’s degree and dietetic internship program began at rush, dietetic interns have had an approximately 95 percent pass rate the first time they took the dietetic registration examination. upon graduation, a majority of our interns attained positions that far exceeded entry-level responsibilities.
research is an integral part of the m.s. in clinical nutrition with dietetic internship program. you will have the opportunity to complete a research thesis, but it is not required.