Texas Tech University

Online Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics


The online master's degree for registered dietitians and nutritionists offers a flexible option to earn a graduate degree online while completing your dietetic internship or continuing your career.

Texas Tech University's online Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics is specifically designed for students who will receive a DPD verification statement, be completing a dietetic internship or for those who are currently Registered Dietitians/Nutritionists.

The flexibility of this online degree program allows you to earn your MS degree in dietetics through distance education without interrupting your family and work responsibilities. This degree is approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). 

GRE requirement has been waived for 2021-2022

Become a leader in the health and wellness profession

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) has declared that the entry-level eligibility requirements for Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists will move to a minimum of a master's degree in 2024. Texas Tech's online nutrition and dietetics master's degree will give you the competitive edge you need in this evolving market. You will receive the advanced degree employers are looking for while developing the specialized skills needed to become a leader in nutritional care.

Upon successful completion of our online nutrition degree you will be able to:

  • Enhance your job marketability by showcasing the specialized skills developed in practice-based elective courses dedicated to areas such as maternal health, geriatric nutrition, and eating disorders.
  • Conduct and assess evidence-based research that impacts nutrition and health outcomes

Learn in a practice-based environment

Our online Master's Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics stands out for its practice-based or work-centered design. This distance learning focus will increase the necessary knowledge and skills needed in nutrition and dietetics practice areas such as:

  • Maternal health
  • Geriatrics
  • Nutrition Support
  • Diabetes
  • Pediatrics
  • Nutrition, Exercise, and Sport
  • Obesity Management
  • Eating Disorders 

Leading nutritionists and diet experts in the field are developing and teaching new classes to enhance this online curriculum.


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Nutritional Sciences