Master of Public Health - Dietetics Option

The Master of Public Health in Dietetics is intended for students who want to become Registered Dietitians (RDs). The dietetics option is an accredited Coordinated Program in Dietetics, which is a highly regarded degree option that combines the academic and supervised practice experience to qualify graduates to become RDs.

The UMass Lowell Master of Public Health Dietetics option is the only MPH coordinated program offered in New England. For more information,  please click here to visit our program of study page.


First Year
Fall Spring
Credits Credits
PUBH.5061 Environmental Health 3 PUBH.5770 Leadership& Management in Public Health 3
PUBH.5750 Epidemiology & Biostatistics 3 NUTR.6020 Community Based Interventions 3
PUBH.5021 Public Health Policy 3 NUTR.6050 Food and Nutrition Management (60 hrs) 3
NUTR.6000 Public Health Nutrition Practice (60 hrs) 3
Total Credits 12 Total Credits 9
First Summer
NUTR.6660 Community Nutrition Supervised Practice (300 hrs) 1
Second Year
Fall Spring
Credits Credits
NUTR.6010 Nutrition Assessment 3 NUTR.6040 Nutrition Epidemiology 3
PUBH.6660 MPH Practicum (120 hrs) 3 PUBH.6670 Integrated Practical Learning 3
NUTR.6060 Advanced Clinical Nutrition (60 hrs) 3 PUBH.5010 Social/Behavioral Deter Health 3
NUTR.6670 Food and Nutrition Management Supervised Practice (249 hrs) 1 NUTR.6680 Clinical Nutrition Supervised Practice (240 hrs) 1
Total Credits 9 Total Credits 10
June 28, 2016 Program Totals 42