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MPH Dietetics Option

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
PUBH.5061Environmental Health3PUBH.5770Leadership& Management in Public Health3
PUBH.5750Epidemiology & Biostatistics3NUTR.6020Community Based Interventions3
PUBH.5021Public Health Policy3NUTR.6050Food and Nutrition Management (60 hrs)3
NUTR.6000Public Health Nutrition Practice (60 hrs)3
Total Credits12Total Credits9
First Summer
NUTR.6660Community Nutrition Supervised Practice (300 hrs)1
Second Year
NUTR.6010Nutrition Assessment3NUTR.6040Nutrition Epidemiology3
PUBH.6660MPH Practicum (120 hrs)3PUBH.6670Integrated Practical Learning3
NUTR.6060Advanced Clinical Nutrition (60 hrs)3PUBH.5010Social/Behavioral Deter Health3
NUTR.6670Food and Nutrition Management Supervised Practice (249 hrs)1NUTR.6680Clinical Nutrition Supervised Practice (240 hrs)1
Total Credits9Total Credits10
June 28, 2016Program Totals42