Master of Science in Nutrition Diagnostics & Dietetic Internship

Take up your starring role in medical nutrition therapy.


Median Wage*


hours of supervised practice during year one


hours of didactic courses


Job placement rate within one year of graduation


Projected Job Growth*

*Wage and job growth based on Statistics from Bureau of Labor Statistics.

About Our MND/DI Program:

Looking to identify and solve problems? What about work in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals? Maybe you want to improve lives as a registered dietitian (RD). No matter your goal, our Master of Science in Nutrition Diagnostics and Dietetic Internship (MND/DI) can help launch your career in medical nutrition therapy. Nutrition Diagnostics is the evidence-based ruling in and ruling out of nutritional health-related problems that RDs are uniquely qualified to identify and process. This combined, 22-month program is designed for students who have completed at least a bachelor’s degree and coursework requirements from an accredited didactic program in dietetics. Our MND/DI provides the supervised practice experience you need to take the registration examination for dietitians.

Combined with our master’s degree coursework, this combined program will prepare you to meet the demands of a registered dietitian nutritionist in an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

Already have a Master's degree? You may be eligible for our Dietetic Internship Program. Information available here.

Your MND/DI Experience:

Getting Started

You will dive into a variety of compelling topics all while getting hands-on, supervised practice—critical thinking, nutrition counseling, diagnostic and assessment methods, and health enhancement

Hands-on Experience

The program’s second year will build on your new foundation of skills and integrate hands-on techniques in research methods, clinical reasoning, chronic diseases, and evidence-based practice. Additionally, you will gain valuable experience from advanced clinical supervised practice. 

Into The World

Apply now and complete your heroic journey of becoming a highly trained professional in the field of nutrition diagnostics!

Ready to learn more about us? The video below is from our virtual open house! The Nutrition Diagnostics faculty discuss everything you need to know about the student experience at Cox College.

". . . the Cox College Dietetic Internship program gave me an edge in the realm of clinical nutrition. The knowledge, skills and abilities I learned in my internship still help me conduct my duties as a dietitian."

Adam Pruett, MHA, RDN, LD


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