Medical Nutrition

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 www.eatrightpro.org/FutureModel). 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.

We are recruiting students for our August 2019 class. Students who enter the program in August 2019 will anticipate a December 2020 graduation. 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.

UNMC Dietetic Internship Program
The UNMC Dietetic Internship Program is reorganized as a Future Education Model Graduate Degree (FG) Program effective August 2019. As such, the UNMC Dietetic Internship Program has accepted its final class. The program calendar extends from August 14, 2018 through July 12, 2019.Graduates will receive the Verification Statement of Completion of a Dietetic Internship Program and 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). Graduates will receive a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Nutrition from UNMC if they do not elect to continue to pursue a master’s degree. Graduates have the option of pursuing a Master of Medical Nutrition degree during the following academic year.