Medical Nutrition

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Degree: Master of Medical Nutrition (MMN)
Length: 1.5 years (4 semesters)
Program Start: Fall semester
Class Size: 8
Campus Location: Omaha
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Master of Medical Nutrition Program
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) offers an innovative Master of Medical Nutrition degree program. This new program is a professional master’s degree program, with a competency based curriculum, offered through the Medical Nutrition Education Division of the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions. The program provides a total of 50 semester credit hours of didactic and supervised experiential learning during a 1.5 year period (4 semesters: fall; spring; summer; fall). Graduates earn a Master of Medical Nutrition degree and receive Verification Statement of Completion of a Graduate Degree Program in Nutrition and Dietetics.

The UNMC Master of Medical Nutrition (MMN) program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) as a demonstration program under the Future Education Model Accreditation Standards (see These accreditation standards integrate didactic coursework with supervised experiential learning in a competency-based curriculum designed to prepare nutrition and dietetics professionals for future practice.

Program graduates will be eligible to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) credentialing examination to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. CDR information for students and graduates.

Application information is detailed in the “How to Apply” information on this website.

Additional program information, including course descriptions, is detailed in the “Our Program” information on this website.