Program Description

A one-year program for Registered Dietitians who wish to obtain an MS in Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Program Length

1 year/4 quarters

Possible Careers

Application Deadlines

We accept applications between October 31 and March 31 for classes beginning the following summer quarter.

Admissions Requirements

  • Have a 3.0 G.P.A or above
  • Complete an online application
  • Complete an interview
  • Have a valid CDR card

Discipline Accrediting Agency

Loma Linda University is regionally accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2023-2024

Year of Program: Year 1
Tuition $38,880
Fees $3,920
Books & Supplies $2,300
Misc (e.g., Boards, Licensing exam, Uniforms) $23,040
Total $68,140


The cost of attendance varies from year to year. Please contact the office of Student Finance for up-to-date costs.

Estimated Living Expenses

Academic Year 2023-2024, off campus, with a roommate

Year of Program: Year 1
Months enrolled 12
Food and Housing $3,600
Miscellaneous Personal Costs


  • Amounts are what a student can apply to borrow for the number of months shown in each academic year based on living off campus with a roommate and not with a relative.
  • International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on the numbers listed here.
  • In general, to qualify for financial aid a student must be enrolled at least half time taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.