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Aug 19 2014

NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014

Aug 18 2014

NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees

Aug 08 2014

Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education

Aug 05 2014

Paul Dangerfield to Lead NYIT-Vancouver

Aug 04 2014

NSF Awards NYIT Grant for Sputtering System to Support Nano/Micro-Fabrication Research

Aug 25 2014

Information Session About New ‘Minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy’

Aug 26 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 27 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 29 2014

New Student Orientation - Old Westbury

Sep 02 2014

New MFA Graduate Student Orientation

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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