This degree is intended for students with undergraduate degrees in dietetics, nutritional science, home economics, human ecology, or other areas that are closely related to the science and practice of nutrition. Usually applicants to this concentration have either:
The program is suitable for those who are concurrently enrolled in WMU’s Dietetic Internship Program, those who are registered dietitian-eligible and those who are already registered dietitians (R.D.'s) who would like to earn a master’s degree that will provide skills complementing those acquired for the R.D. Programs are individualized according to student career goals. In addition to taking nutrition and research core courses, popular emphasis areas that fit this concentration include adult education and family studies.