MSFCS: Dietetics

The Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences dietetics concentration is offered completely online. In addition to advanced coursework, the concentration incorporates a 10-month dietetic internship, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Program Highlights

  • Earn a MSFCS dietetics concentration 100 % online.
  • Internships are offered at clinical sites across Tennessee.
  • This dietetics concentration prepares students for a career as a registered dietitian nutritionist.

Application Requirements

Admission to the master's program is determined primarily on the basis of the applicant's undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) and score attained on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Applicants for unconditional or conditional admission must meet the university requirements listed in the university catalog and one of the following requirements:

Unconditional Admission

Conditional Admission

Unclassified Admission

Applicants for degree seeking status who meet the minimum GPA requirements for conditional admission but cannot provide a satisfactory official qualifying exam score may be granted unclassified admission. Unclassified students may enroll for one semester only and for a maximum of two graduate courses. They must achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Continued enrollment as a degree-seeking student after the initial semester is subject to satisfactory completion of the requirements for conditional or unconditional admission in place when the student desires to re-enroll. If the student cannot satisfy the conditional admission requirements, future enrollment must be in the non-degree category.

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Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Dr. Keith Dooley, Chair
340 Gooch Hall
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238