Clinical Nutrition MS

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

The mission of the MS in Clinical Nutrition is to provide a period of supervised practice to graduates or undergraduate programs that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), so that they achieve the performance requirements necessary to take the national Registered Dietitian (RD) examination, qualify for NYS CDN licensure, while also receiving a master's degree (MS) in Clinical Nutrition. It intends to train health practitioners who will provide leadership in research and clinical settings in the region, state and nation.

Program Contact

Kristen Braunscheidel
206 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-5713

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 54 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.