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Overview

Note: All applicants to the MPH in Nutrition and Dietetics concentration that are also participating in a  dietetic internship match must submit both applications by the deadline for online computer matching (see dnddigital.com). Incomplete applications or those received after that time will not be considered for the integrated MPH program.

The MPH in Public Health with a Concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics is an on-line program, offered by the Department of Community and Family Health.  The University of South Florida (USF) Dietetic Internship is an integrated dietetic internship and MPH program. This concentration examines medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, community practice and program evaluation, management and leadership, ethical standards and practice, and theoretical frameworks and models.  Students who complete the concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics, in conjunction with an ACEND accredited dietetic internship and successfully pass the registration exam for dietitians, can practice as a registered dietitian nutritionist in multiple areas of population health.

Curriculum

Click Here to view the Curriculum (Under the Program of Study PDF by Year). 

  • Competencies

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  • Academic requirements

    Click Here to view Admission Requirements  (Note: Please scroll down to the NUD section)
  • Program Costs

    The current tuition fee is $431.43/hour residents and $877.17/hour non-residents.
  • Employment Opportunities

    Upon satisfactory completion of the integrated DI-MPH, graduates will be eligible to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians. After successfully passing the Registration Examination they may practice as a registered dietitian nutritionist.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that Dietetics is an above average growth field. Those with an MPH are well prepared to work in a range of diverse practice areas. 
  • Contact Information

    To learn more about the MPH in Nutrition and Dietetics, please contact an Academic Advisor at (813) 974-6505 or preadmissions@health.usf.edu

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