Master of Clinical Nutrition Schedule

During the first year, students complete didactic coursework on campus and participate in some supervised experiential learning. During the second year, supervised experiential learning hours are completed on campus on a full-time rotational basis. The program is completed in 20 months (five semesters) following the University of Iowa academic calendar.

For example, a class admitted in August would have the following schedule:

Fall Year 1
Late August to mid-December
Spring Year 1
Mid-January to early May
Summer Year 1
Mid-June to late July
Fall Year 2
Late August to mid-December
Spring Year 2
Mid-January to mid-May

Master of Clinical Nutrition Course Schedule

Semester Course Course Number Semester Hours
Year 1 Fall Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy I
Nutrition Assessment
Nutrition Intervention Clinical Trials Research
Nutrition Intervention
Diet:9203:0001
Diet:XXXX:XXXX
EPID:6360:0001
EPID:6370:0001
3
3
2
3
Year 1 Spring Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy II
Global Nutrition Policy
Nutritional Epidemiology
HHP:4310:0001
Diet:XXXX:XXXX
EPID:6330:0001
EPID:6350:0001
3
3
2
2
Year 1 Summer Critical Care and Nutrition Support Diet:XXXX:XXXX 3
Year 2 Fall Pediatric Nutrition
Supervised Experiential Learning
Diet:XXXX:XXXX
Diet:XXXX:XXXX
3
3
Year 2 Spring Management in Foods and Nutrition
Supervised Experiential Learning
Diet:XXXX:XXXX
Diet:XXXX:XXXX
3
3

Supervised Experiential Learning

All supervised experiential learning occurs on campus at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics with the exception of community nutrition, which occurs in the greater Iowa City/Cedar Rapids communities.