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Undergraduate Nutrition and Dietetics Program

The Undergraduate Dietetic Program is granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-5400.

Successful completion of this program is an early step in becoming a registered dietitian. Upon completion, students will be qualified to apply for a post-baccalaureaute Dietetic Internship (DI).  Completion of the DI enables students to take the registration exam for dietitians.

Check out some of the options our school offers or find additional departmental information here.

FCS Course Enrollment Form
(Non Majors and FCS Minors will need to use this form to be enrolled in any FCS course. )

Why Choose EIU for Dietetics?

If you are looking for an engaging discipline, enjoy learning about health and wellbeing and like to make a positive impact on others, Dietetics in the major for you! Our program offers small classes, hands on application, creative coursework and a venue to become a Registered Dietitian. If you wish to pursue other options in dietetics there are many to choose from!

We believe in everything our program has to offer, but let's narrow it down to a few key reasons you should check us out.