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Dietetics Department

The dietetics program is a five-year combined B.S./M.S. degree program for full-time or part-time students. Upon graduation, students are awarded a dual bachelor of science and master of science degree. This coordinated program (CP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) and offers the required courses and practical experiences to be eligible to take the national examination to become a registered dietitian. The program’s concentration in advanced nutrition practice provides higher-level course work and experiences in:

  • Treating patients with complex conditions, such as trauma, pediatric hospitalizations, renal failure with complications and nutrition support
  • Planning, developing and implementing nutrition intervention programs
  • Developing and managing a nutrition business
  • Planning and conducting research, including communicating findings of the research