Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Master of Science in Nutrition and Nutrigenomics  - Mission and Goals

NGx-requirements

Our Mission

To graduate practice-ready Registered Dietitian Nutritionists dedicated to improving the lives of those in the community with cultural humility, forward-thinking, and personalized, collaborative patient-centered care.

Program Goals and Objectives

  1. Graduates will be practice ready to deliver high-quality personalized nutrition care and services that enhance the health and wellbeing of diverse populations
    Objectives:
    • “Of graduates who seek employment, 70% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation”.
    • Of respondents to the post-graduation survey, 80% or more of employers will report at least satisfaction with the preparation of the entry-level registered dietitian nutritionist.
    • 80% or more of graduates, who respond to the post-graduation survey, will report at least satisfaction in being practice ready to provide personalized nutrition services to enhance health.

  2. Graduates will demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills that meet the nutritional needs of individuals through evidence-informed patient-centered personalized holistic care 
    Objectives:
    • “At least 80% of program graduates complete program/degree requirements within 3 years (150% of the program length)”. 
    • “80% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion”.
    • “The program’s one-year pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) on the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists is at least 80%”.
    • 80% or more of graduates, who respond to the post-graduation survey, will report at least occasionally using evidence-informed research during patient care.

Program outcomes data are available upon request.