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Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Names Executive Director for Abu Dhabi Campus

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Researcher Continues Discoveries of Links Between Thyroid Hormones and Heart Health

Jul 23 2014

NYIT New Student Orientation Day 2!

Jul 25 2014

NYITCOM Campus Tour

Jul 25 2014

Émigré Physicians Program (EPP) Application Day

Jul 27 2014

Abu Dhabi Campus to Close for Eid Al Fitr

Jul 29 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Graduate Program in Clinical Nutrition

Mission

The Clinical Nutrition program offers an all online graduate program to meet a variety of professional needs. The Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition is a clinically focused program that integrates biomedical and nutrition sciences to develop an understanding of medical nutrition therapy. The program is available in a flexible format that can be accessed by students from diverse backgrounds.

Overview of the Program

Students with a baccalaureate in nutrition and students at all levels of allied health and medical education can use this program to integrate nutrition into professional study.

Program Learning Outcomes

        1. Examine nutrient characteristics, food sources, bioavailability and utilization of nutrients within the body.
2. Formulate plans for maximizing wellness and prevention of chronic disease.
3. Assess pathophysiology, risk factors and clinical manifestation  of diseases related to nutrition.
4. Evaluate  the normal and therapeutic nutrition needs of adults and children and
design appropriate  dietary plans based on individual and group needs.
5. Review, evaluate and critique professional nutrition research and resources.
6. Compose written and oral presentations geared to lay and professional audiences.

Program is 36 Credits and can be competed completely online. Students can take courses at their own pace. See the graduate curriculum.

Please note that this program does not include all coursework and clinical experience for becoming a registered dietitian. If you do not have a previous nutrition background and wish to practice as a registered dietitian, please visit the Web site of the American Dietetic Association. Requirements for state licensure/certification vary from state and this program alone is not sufficient for licensure/certification in most states.

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