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Center for Recovery, Physical Activity & Nutrition (CeRPAN)

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Dept. of Nutrition & Metabolism
School of Health Professions
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1124

O: SHP 2.250N
P: 409-772-2578
F: 409-772-2577

Graduation Requirements

To successfully complete the UTMB combined MS/DI Program, the following must be achieved:

  1. Attendance and active participation during orientation and final evaluation week of internship
  2. Completion of all coursework and rotations within 24 months of matriculation.
    1. Earn an 'A' or 'B' (≥ 80%) in all didactic (6000 level) graduate courses
    2. Complete a minimum of 1240 supervised practice hours
      1. Acceptable preceptor evaluation rating and project performance to earn passing score for all 5000 level courses
      2. Completion and submission of evaluation forms, assignments and case studies as required for each rotation.

An Official Verification of Completion enabling the graduate to establish eligibility to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians will be provided by the program director after all requirements for program completion have been verified. Registration and State Licensure can be obtained upon completion of the program and successfully passing the Registration Examination for Dietitians. Information on dietetic registration, certification and state licensure may be obtained at