TECH's advanced master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition is a special program, of greater intensity, duration and demand, created to provide a highly qualified response to professionals who want to incorporate the skills of an expert in all areas of Nutrition’’


Nowadays there is ample evidence on the importance of proper nutrition for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus and cancer, among others, and this, together with the fact that there are more and more nutritional supplements available to users, makes it vitally important to have the necessary preparation to provide good nutritional advice. Given the limited education that pediatricians acquire in their academic preparation on this subject, it is not surprising that they are interested in expanding their knowledge of nutrition to be able to meet the needs of their patients.   

Our microbiota undergoes changes due to the influence of multiple factors, diet, lifestyle, pharmacological treatments..., generating alterations in this bacterial ecosystem; this abnormal interaction that the organism could have with it is related to certain processes: allergic, acute, and chronic intestinal diseases, obesity and metabolic syndrome, neurological diseases, dermatitis, and other alterations in the dermis, and even some types of cancer. 

Numerous pieces of scientific evidence have implicated the intestinal microbiome and its metabolic potential in various pathological conditions in recent years, giving rise to new therapeutic strategies to control and regulate this ecosystem. The so-called microbiota-gut-brain axis, which connects the central nervous system with the intestinal microbiota through the vagus nerve, the parasympathetic system, bacterial metabolites that may have actions as neurotransmitters and the endocrine system associated with the digestive tract, is increasingly recognized by the medical and scientific community, with an evident relationship between the alteration of the microbiota and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer, autism and Parkinson's disease. It is, therefore, another of the areas of interest that we include in this very complete advanced master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition. 

A complete program that covers all fields of interest for the nutrition professional at all stages of the life of a healthy patient or a patient with pathology’’

This advanced master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. Its most notable features are:

  • Clinical cases presented by experts in the different specialties
  • The graphic, schematic, and practical contents with which they are created, provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic novelties on the management of pathologies in the field of nutritio
  • Presentation of practical workshops on procedures, diagnosis, and treatment techniques
  • Contains real images in high resolution and practical exercises where the self-evaluation process can be carried out to improve learning
  • An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the clinical situations presented throughout the course
  • Special emphasis on test-based medicine and research methodologies
  • All of this will be complemented by theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This program may be the best investment you can make in selecting a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in Clinical Nutrition, you will earn an advanced master’s degree from TECH Technological University’’

Its teaching staff includes healthcare practitioners from the field of nutrition, who contribute their work experience to this program, as well as renowned specialists belonging to leading scientific societies. 

Its multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will give the professional a situated and contextual learning, that is, a simulated environment that will provide an immersive learning, programmed for learning in real situations.

The design of this program focuses on Problem-Based Learning, by means of which the nutrition professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. For this purpose, the specialist will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned experts in the field of nutrition with extensive teaching experience. 

Increase your confidence in decision making by updating your knowledge through this advanced master’s degree created to prepare the best"


Take advantage of the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in Clinical Nutrition and improve the care of your patients with documented and efficient assistance"


This program in Clinical Nutrition is designed to provide a comprehensive, detailed and up to date view of nutritional counseling as a key element in maintaining and improving the health of patients of all ages and conditions. 


This program has been designed so that you can acquire or update your knowledge in Nutrition, with the use of the latest educational technology, achieving in a fluid, efficient and safe way, the ability to create, supervise and work with nutritional plans in all circumstances that arise in the professional practice’’

General objectives

  • Develop within the profession in terms of working with other health professionals, acquiring skills to work as a team
  • Recognize the need to maintain your professional skills and, keep them up to date, with special emphasis on autonomous and continuous learning of new information
  • Develop the capacity for critical analysis and research in the field of their profession
  • Understand the basics of nutritional analysis in people of any age, regardless of whether they are healthy or not and in any personal circumstance
  • Know the products and possibilities that can be recommended in each situation

Specific objectives

Module 1. New Developments in Food 

  • Review the basics of a balanced diet in the different stages of the life cycle, as well as in exercise 
  • Assess and calculate nutritional requirements in health and disease at any stage of the life cycle 

Module 2. Current Trends in Nutrition 

  • Review the new dietary guidelines, nutritional objectives, and recommended dietary allowances (RDA)  
  • Manage food databases and composition tables  
  • Explain the proper reading of new food labeling 

Module 3. Probiotics, Prebiotics, Microbiota, and Health 

  • Enhance knowledge of how drugs designed for humans can have a negative impact on the gut microbiota, in addition to the known impact of antibiotics
  • Know in depth the safety profile for probiotics, since, although their use has spread in recent years thanks to their proven efficacy, in both the treatment and prevention of certain diseases, this does not exempt them from generating adverse effects and potential risks 

Module 4. Sports Nutrition 

  • Identify the repercussion that a pregnant and lactating mother's nutrition has on the intrauterine growth and evolution of new-borns and infants  
  • Describe the nutritional requirements in the different periods of childhood  
  • Perform nutritional assessment in pediatrics  
  • Evaluate and prescribe physical activity as a factor involved in nutritional status  
  • Calculate child and adolescent athlete dietary needs and risks  
  • Review current trends in premature infant nutrition  
  • Explain current trends in the nutrition of infants with delayed intrauterine growth and the implication of nutrition on metabolic diseases  
  • Reflect on the role of human milk as a functional food    
  • Analyze the operation of milk banks  
  • Describe new formulae used in infant feeding  
  • Reflect on new trends and models in infant feeding  

Module 5. Clinical Nutrition and Hospital Dietetics 

  • Reflect and identify risk factors in school and adolescent nutrition  
  • Incorporate the different techniques and products of basic and advanced nutritional support related to pediatric nutrition into clinical practice 
  • Identify children at nutritional risk who are eligible for specific support 
  • Evaluate and monitor the supervision of children on nutritional support 
  • Explain the new developments and available evidence on probiotics and prebiotics in infant feeding 

Module 6. Nutrition in Digestive System Pathologies 

  • Identify children suffering from malnutrition
  • Describe the correct nutritional support for a malnourished child 
  • Classify the different types of malnutrition and their impact on the developing organism  
  • Reflect on the etiology, repercussions, and treatment of childhood obesity
  • Explain the nutritional treatment of the most common deficiency diseases in our environment
  • Define the role that fats play in children’s diets

Module 7. Nutrition in Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases 

  • Assess the psychological and physiological aspects involved in eating disorders in young children Identify eating behavior disorders 
  • Review the pathogenesis and update the treatment of inborn errors of metabolism 
  • Explain the treatment of dyslipidemias and the role that nutrition plays in their genesis and treatment 

Module 8. Nutrition in Special Situations 

  • Manage diabetic children's diet 
  • Assess the nutritional support of children with cancer in different situations 
  • Reflect on the role of nutrition in autistic children 
  • Review the rationale for dietary support of acute diarrhea 
  • Describe the management of nutritional support in inflammatory diseases 
  • Reflect on the relationship between constipation and infant nutrition 
  • Identify exclusion foods in the diets of children with celiac disease 
  • Define the dietary management of children with nephropathy 
  • Explain the latest evidence on food allergies and intolerances 
  • Identify dietary factors related to bone metabolism 
  • Review the dietary management of oral cavity pathologies in children 
  • Explain the management of children with gastroesophageal reflux 
  • Explain the implications that nutrition can have in the treatment of liver diseases 
  • Describe the main malabsorption syndromes and how they are treated 
  • Identify the appropriate nutritional therapy for pediatric patients with chronic pulmonary pathology 

Module 9. Nutrition in Deficiency Diseases 

  • Identify the main deficiency diseases that generate malnutrition in the patient
  • Analyze the fasting and refeeding cycle  
  • Identify the foods with the highest percentage of nutrients and vitamins
  • Explain the main reasons for anemia and hemochromatosis in patients with poor nutrition
  • Analyze the foods that are useful in combating osteoporosis  
  • Identify oral diseases and their relationship to nutrition 

Module 10. Artificial Nutrition in Adults 

  • Identify the enteral nutrition technique and delve into its mechanism of appropriation on adult patients
  • Identify the parenteral nutrition technique and delve into its mechanism of appropriation on adult patients 
  • Analyze the process of home artificial nutrition
  • Describe the process of adapted oral nutrition and its efficacy in adult patients

Module 11. Assessment of Nutritional Status and Diet. Practical Application 

  • Identify the role of bioenergetics in the assessment of nutritional status
  • Describe the process to perform nutritional status assessment 
  • Learn to assess intake  
  • Analyze body composition 
  • Identify the main biochemical, hematological and immunological methods of nutritional status
  • Identify new updates in nutritional requirements  
  • Identify the different types of diets that exist and which one is more suitable for the different stages of life
  • Identify the different types of foods and their nutritional value in order to make a proper assessment

Module 12. Nutritional Consultation 

  • Describe the procedure for implementing a consultation 
  • Identify the role of the consultation and its medical value for the patient's health
  • Analyze the different forms of nutrition and define which one is more appropriate for each type of patient 

Module 13. Physiology of Infant Nutrition  

  • Identify the nutritional status of the child patient and its rapid medical diagnosis
  • Explore the main techniques that help good nutrition and implement them in the different situations of child malnutrition
  • Identifying the undernourished infant 
  • Identify the overweight infant 
  • Analyze the different diseases that attack the nutritional development of the infant patient
  • Develop new techniques to help improve the situation of children with nutritional problems

Module 14. Artificial Nutrition in Pediatrics 

  • Identify the enteral nutrition technique and delve into its mechanism of appropriation on pediatric patients
  • Identify the parenteral nutrition technique and delve into its mechanism of appropriation on pediatric patients  
  • Analyze the process of home artificial nutrition in the pediatric patient
  • Describe the process of adapted oral nutrition and its efficacy in the pediatric patient

Module 15. Infant Malnutrition

  • Identify through a brief diagnosis the clinical classification of the infant patient
  • Explain the problems that infant malnutrition can generate and its implication in the infant's development
  • Identify vitamin and trace element deficiencies
  • Analyze the process of fats in infant feeding
  • Analyze the repercussions of diseases in the pediatric patient  

Module 16. Childhood Nutrition and Pathologies 

  • Identify the child with oral pathology  
  • Analyze the repercussions of nutritional alterations in infants
  • Identify mechanisms to prevent malnutrition in infants 
  • Analyze the nutrition of the child with celiac disease  
  • Identify the mechanisms to avoid malnutrition 
  • Identify the different digestive pathologies affecting infants  

Get the most comprehensive update in Clinical Nutrition, through the best educational material, studying through real clinical cases’’

Advanced Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition

Due to the extensive field of application of its dietary counseling practices in the maintenance and management of patients with various pathological conditions, clinical nutrition stands out as one of the areas in the field of nutrition with the greatest employability at present. This situation has been reflected in the substantial increase in labor demand for professionals specialized in this field of nutrition. Understanding academic updating as an indispensable requirement for nutritionists interested in accessing this growing occupational niche, at TECH Technological University we have designed our Professional Master's Degree program in Clinical Nutrition. In this postgraduate program, special attention will be given to new trends in dietary counseling used in hospital therapeutic diets. Likewise, the following topics will be updated: the knowledge of the different alternatives of nutritional management in patients with diabetes mellitus; and the identification of the different possibilities of dietary formulation used in the nutritional accompaniment of children with affectations corresponding to cases of celiac disease.

Study an Advanced Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition online

The multiple and complex contexts in which the processes of clinical nutrition accompaniment are developed highlight this sector as a highly demanding field with respect to the degree of preparation and adaptability of its specialized professionals. In our Advanced Master's Degree program, you will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for the proper development of the various tasks corresponding to the area of modern clinical nutrition. Likewise, in this postgraduate program you will delve into the updating of the following aspects: the identification of the multiple elements and particularities to be considered in the modern processes of planning and management of hospital diets; and the knowledge of the various nutritional approaches applied in the feeding of patients with pancreatopathies.