Designed to meet the needs of the combined Master of Science degree and Sam
Houston Dietetic Internship Program, this plan of study combines the master's
degree requirements with nine hours of practicum in area preceptor sites and a
12-hour minor in one of the following: business, education (counseling),
psychology (counseling), health. The comprehensive examination must be taken in
the major and the minor. Students must be enrolled in the University the
semester or summer session in which the comprehensive exam is administered. A
thesis is not part of the program. The Sam Houston Dietetic Internship Program
is developmentally accredited by the Accredited Council for Education in Nutrition (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside
Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995. Telephone (312) 899-4873, ext. 5400;
Students seeking admission to the graduate program in Dietetics and dietetic internship must complete the following requirements:
- Submit a Graduate Studies Application for Admission with the application fee to Graduate Studies.
- Submit official transcripts of all college-level work, including the transcript that shows the date the undergraduate degree was conferred.
- Submit official GRE scores.
- Submit two letters of recommendation that discuss the applicant's
suitability for graduate study.
- Submit a writing sample of scholarly work.
- Complete the DICAS (Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Service) application and fee.
- Submit the dietetic internship application fee (to DI Director).
- Submit proof of matching requirements from D&D Digital Systems.
- Submit verification of completion from an accredited DPD program.
A holistic review of each student's application file will be completed on a competitive basis.
Plan 1 - MS in Dietetics
|Choose all from:
FCS 583 <FACS 5383> Research Problems
FCS 530 <FACS 5330> Seminar in Family and Consumer Sciences Research
FCS 567 <FACS 5367> The Consumer and Food Technology
FCS 575 <FACS 5375> Seminar in Recent Developments in Family and Consumer Sciences
FCS 579 <FACS 5379> Laboratory and Field Experience in Family and Consumer Sciences1
SOC 543 <SOCI 5414> Social Statistics
|Choose four from:
Graduate courses in an approved field2
|1||FCS 579 <FACS 5379> is taken three times for a total of nine hours.|
|2||Selections must be approved by the Graduate Advisor.|