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About the Dietetics Program

  • Various courses include:  Personal Nutrition, Nutrition in the Life Span, Nutrition Therapy, and Food Science.
  • Possible careers involve working in hospitals, community, or government agencies, food industry and research.

  • 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-bachelors dietetic internship (DI).  Completion of the DI enables students to take the registration exam for dietitians.

  • The dietetic internship 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