Nutrition, a science that integrates food science, physiology, biology, social behavior, culture and genetics, to help us to understand how the diverse components of food impact health and performance.
Our program prepares students for careers in dietetics and produces nutrition researchers. Students research the role of functional foods, bioactive compounds and other dietary interventions in preventing and improving chronic diseases.
To prepare professionals who enhance individual and community health through nutrition and dietetics practice and research in a culturally diverse society and to contribute to professional and scholarly knowledge in the fields of nutrition and dietetics.
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The Coordinated Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Program outcomes data are available on request by contacting [email protected].
Students will need to have a master's degree in order to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist after January 1, 2024. This requirement does not apply to Dietetic Technician Programs (DT) or Future Education Model Bachelor's Programs (FB).