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A Russell Sage nutrition degree means something in the field:
Credits and Completion
This is a 45-credit course of study that combines graduate-level ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) courses with master’s courses.
Full-time students may complete the program in as few as three semesters, while part-time students may complete the program at their own pace. Additional prerequisite courses may apply.
We offer rolling admission, so apply anytime, and you can start when you are ready — fall, spring, or summer semesters.
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
- Two letters of recommendation
- A one- to two-page career goals essay
- A resume
- An RSC graduate school application
- GRE scores are not required
Personal advising, experienced faculty
Our nutrition and dietetics master’s comes with a deep, Russell Sage-level of support from an assigned faculty advisor who works with you to ensure your success.
Sonya Hauser, Ph.D.
“We get to deliver a rigorous, competitive science-based Nutrition and Dietetics degree, but we get to do it in small classes.””
Associate Professor of Nutrition Science
Your Future Career with a Master’s in Nursing
Professionals with a Nutrition and Dietetics degree pursue Dietetic Internships and the RDN credential and work in medical centers, sports nutrition and corporate wellness programs, community and public health settings, and universities and research settings.
Alumni of Sage’s Nutrition and Dietetics degree program work at Community Care Physicians, Cornell Cooperative Extension, hospitals and in New York State’s Women, Infants and Children programs.
Dietetic Internship Program
After completing your master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics, you’ll be eligible to apply for an accredited Dietetic Internship program. Many students go on to pursue Russell Sage College’s Dietetic Internship program.
You’ll get a minimum of 1,200 hours of supervised practice, preparing you to take the next step: passing the CDR’s dietetic registration exam.
Master’s in Nutrition Student Spotlights
Meet the successful students and alumni of our nutrition and dietetics master’s program.
Nutrition graduate student Samantha Monks spent summer 2022 collaborating with Associate Professor of Nutrition Sonya Irish Hauser, Ph.D., who is …
“The professors were so knowledgeable. I was exposed to research. I got the clinical piece out in the community, working with a Women, Infants and Children program. All of this was so valuable.”
When Rajvi Sheth started her graduate program at Sage and moved into her Troy apartment near campus, one of her …