Graduate Nutrition

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You can connect with a graduate admissions counselor in a variety of ways—choose the one that’s most convenient for you. We look forward to hearing from you!

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When you're ready to advance your nutrition career, go strong.

Meredith's graduate nutrition programs in Raleigh are among the region's best. We offer an ideal location. Long-standing partnerships with area organizations. And an outstanding reputation among employers.

  • Professional development and research opportunities
  • Small classes allow for more personal education
  • Coeducational program open to men and women
  • Community partnerships with top organizations in the area
  • Full-time and part-time options
  • Dietetics concentration and Dietetic Internship programs are accredited by Accreditation Council for Education and Nutrition (ACEND)*

    * The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606, 1-800-877-1600.

Future Registered Dietitian

Future Registered Dietitian

Do you want to become a Registered Dietitian?

Future Registered Dietitian

Designed for students holding an undergraduate degree in a science-related field with a dream of becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

Also suitable for undergraduate students with a major in Foods & Nutrition looking to obtain a DPD Verification Statement. The MS-DPD track may also be available to those students with a non-science undergraduate degree granted they take the necessary coursework prior to applying to the program. Upon successful completion of the MS-DPD track, students will earn a Master’s degree, along with the Verification Statement to apply to a DI at an ACEND accredited institution.

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Working Professional

Working Professional

Are you a Registered Dietitian and want an advanced degree in Nutrition?

Working Professional

Designed for the non-traditional aged student in search of their passion for nutrition and ready for a career change. Also suitable for already existing Registered Dietitians in need of an advanced degree. The Food & Nutrition Studies track offers comprehensive curricula comprising of nutrition education, community nutrition, food security, sustainable food systems, contemporary research, food systems management and more.

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Non-clinical Nutrition Professional

Non-clinical Nutrition Professional

Are you interested in pursuing a non-clinical careeer in nutrition?

Non-clinical Nutrition Professional

Designed for the non-traditional aged student in search of their passion for nutrition and ready for a career change. Also suitable for already existing Registered Dietitians in need of an advanced degree. The Food & Nutrition Studies track offers comprehensive curricula comprising of nutrition education, community nutrition, food security, sustainable food systems, contemporary research, food systems management and more.

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Seeking Internship

Seeking Internship

Do you want to apply for a Dietetic Internship?

Seeking Internship

Meredith College’s ADA-accredited Dietetic Internship program enables post-baccalaureate women and men to build on an undergraduate education by providing the knowledge and supervised practice experience needed to enter this fast-growing profession. The Internship not only prepares you for the RD exam, it gives you a 6 credit jumpstart in Meredith’s MS in Nutrition – Food & Nutrition Studies Track. The Meredith DI requires applicants to hold a DPD Verification Statement from an ACEND accredited institution prior to applying.

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Program Options

Whether you intend to pursue licensure as a registered dietitian or prefer to work in another aspect of the nutrition field such as the nonprofit sector, research setting, or a program supporting local and sustainable food, Meredith's graduate programs in nutrition will prepare you to succeed professionally.

94%

Meredith’s dietetic intern program has a 94% pass rate on the national RD exam.

93%

of Spring 2016 MS Graduates matched to Dietetic Internship.

GRE Waiver

Available for prospective students meeting specific criteria.

GRE Waiver

Information about the GRE Waiver and Options

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Investing in Our Shared Future

We know the impact that good nutrition has on individuals and communities. That’s why we offer a variety of options – to both enrich your experience, and make it financially possible to pursue your goals as a nutrition professional.

  • Community partnerships
  • Financial assistance
  • Graduate assistantships
  • Scholarships
  • Student Professional Organizations



Investing in You

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