Nutrition & Metabolism

Marketable Skills

It is the Department of Nutrition and Metabolism's goal for all of our students to gain enough knowledge and hands-on training that will allow them to be desirable candidates in the eyes of potential employers.

Graduates of the UTMB MS/DI program demonstrate the following marketable skills that are valued by employers include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas:

  • Practice medical nutrition therapy using the Assessment, Diagnosis, Intervention, and Monitoring/Evaluation (ADIME) process.
  • Evaluate scientific publications to support evidence-based practice.
  • Serve as an effective member of inter-professional medical teams.
  • Develop skills for employment that include negotiating, marketing themselves, and developing career goals.
  • Confidently deliver presentations to small and large groups of professional peers and members of the public.

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