Our Program

Degree Offered

Graduates are awarded a professional Master of Medical Nutrition (MMN) degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).

Graduates will also receive a Verification Statement of Completion and are eligible to take the national registration examination for dietitians administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Length of Program

The MMN program calendar is 1.5 years in length, including 4 contiguous semesters. It begins in mid-August and is completed in mid-December of the following year (fall-spring-summer-fall terms).

Degree Requirements

Students must successfully complete all didactic and clinical course requirements to be considered for the master’s degree in Medical Nutrition. Successful completion requires at least a 3.0 grade point average.

The curriculum is competency based. Students completing the MMN program are prepared for entry-level practice and are qualified to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) credentialing examination to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.