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Nutrition Sciences Overview

female student with salad This is a particularly exciting time for nutritionists since so many individuals are taking responsibility for maintaining and enhancing their health. We are committed to the discovery of new information about the relationships between diet, physical activity, health and disease and the application of such knowledge to individuals, communities and entire populations.

Interested in the discovery of new information about the relationships between diet, physical activity, health and disease?

Our program is fortunate to have an enthusiastic and respected faculty committed to sharing their intellectual passion and technical expertise with students. Our undergraduate and graduate students are dedicated and eager to learn the necessary conceptual, technical and communication skills for enjoyable and productive careers.

Detailed information about the various academic programs and faculty research programs is provided in the various sections of the Web site. Please contact us or plan to visit us if we can provide further information about opportunities in this important discipline that bridges the basic and applied sciences.

We offer the following two program options:

apple Bachelor of Science Program in Nutrition Science. >>
An important component of healthcare, dietetics involves helping people meet their nutritional needs through diet counseling and nutrition support.
glass of milk Master of Science Program in Human Nutrition. >>
If you have a desire to promote optimal wellness for people of all ages through better nutrition and become registered dietitian this may be of interest to you.
" " The Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP). >>
An ACEND approved program allowing students who have graduated from a DPD program to complete the 1,200 hours of supervised practice necessary to complete the path to registration.

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