M.S. / M.S. + D.I. Nutrition & Dietetics

Take your nutrition and dietetics career to the next level

Indiana University’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics leverages the power of an IU degree backed by more than 50 years of graduate education.

If you are interested in advancing your education, enhancing your professional practice, and developing your research skills in nutrition and dietetics, then our master’s degrees are designed for you. You’ll graduate equipped to be a leader in evidence-based practice and make a difference in people’s lives within your community and beyond.

Career options

You can choose from two options, the master’s plus dietetic internship (M.S.+D.I.) program and a non-thesis master’s. The fully accredited M.S.+D.I. will provide you with all the knowledge and preparation you need to sit for the registered dietitian exam.

From there, you can work in health-care as part of an integrated practice team, helping to prevent and manage negative health indicators. You can shape dietary choices across the lifespan, working with children in educational settings or helping older individuals stay on track. You can help prevent disease, work with pediatrics, develop athletic potential and assist with post-workout recovery, and more. Your job will translate science, research, and nutrition to healthier, happier lives.

The master’s track helps put your focus to work, applying research to current practice in a variety of occupational settings and professions, from epidemiology, biology, public health, clinical health-care providers, and more. You can use this degree to better assist patients and clients, applying nutrition prescription and evidence-based knowledge to your practice.