Mission & Goals

UNMC Master of Medical Nutrition Program Mission:

Prepare competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists within a premier educational environment and instill values associated with extraordinary patient care and lifelong learning.

Nebraska Medicine and UNMC Mission*:

We are Nebraska Medicine and UNMC. Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.
*Two organizations with a shared mission



As part of an academic medical center affiliated with a premier regional medical center, the Medical Nutrition Education Division provides educational experiences designed to advance the practice of medical nutrition therapy. Students benefit from an environment that emphasizes teaching, patient care and research.

UNMC Master of Medical Nutrition Program Goals:

  1. Prepare graduates to be competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists.
  2. Instill the desire and skill for scholarly activity and professional growth.

Program Objectives