Key Highlights of the Program

  • MS courses and the supervised practice are integrated as a seamless 2 year program. 
  • The program offers a concentration in Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • The program offers training utilizing AU’s high-fidelity simulation center and in rotations comprised of the unique variety of medical and health care facilities in the Augusta area.

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Nicole Moore, MS, RDN-AP, LD
Interim Program Director

Phillip McCants
Program Coordinator 
(706) 721- 3278




The Master of Science in Allied Health with a Concentration in Nutrition is an accredited MS-dietetic internship (DI) program. The program provides knowledge and skills in human nutrition, clinical nutrition/dietetics and a research directed capstone project. The program supports the development of professional competencies within the field of nutrition and dietetics. Career options include Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Public Health Nutritionist and nutrition researcher.  At the successful completion of the program students will receive a verification statement and will be eligible to sit for the registration exam to be credential as a RDN.


Meet The Program Director

Nicole Moore  Program Director

" Our goal is to develop competent, confident, ethnic and culturally sensitive entry level dietitian/ nutrition practitioners by proving applied professional experiences to augment the students’ theoretical knowledge and prepare them to pursue lifelong learning, research and community service to the profession of nutrition and dietetics.

 Nicole Moore MS, RDN-AP, LD


Student Profile | Angie Lee


Angie Lee

"I decided to pursue my MS in Nutrition because I wanted to further my education more than the standard Bachelor degree. The healthcare profession continues to grow and the expectations for healthcare professionals are advancing at a fast pace. Achieving above the entry-level degree will allow me to show that I am knowledgeable, research-based, and can demonstrate high skills in my area of expertise" 

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Program News

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Dietetic internship program donates organic produce to student food pantry

Augusta University’s student food pantry, the Open Paws Pantry, has partnered with graduate nutrition students to provide fresh, organic produce to AU students free of charge. 

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