Work with people of all ages, cultures, and economic means to apply nutritional science to help their clients address health, nutritional, and wellness needs.
The major leads to a BS degree that meets the educational requirements of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The pre-professional phase (years 1 and 2) involves core courses in science, food science, basic nutrition, mathematics, liberal arts, and business. The professional phase (years 3 and 4) includes practicum experiences in various upper-division courses. Three cooperative work experiences, including one position in health care food and nutrition services, are a requirement of the major. Students also have the opportunity to acquire a certificate or minor in a variety of content areas, including exercise science.
Program facilities equipment
Fully equipped state-of-the-art kitchens and labs. Field experiences including hospitals, long-term care facilities, food manufacturers, camps, colleges, and universities.
Program job titles reported
Clinical Dietitian; Clinical Nutritionist; Community Dietitian; Management Dietitian; Registered Dietitian; Corporate Nutritionist
Select program hiring partners
Aaron Manor Rehabilitation, Aramark, Monroe Community Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, Wegmans Food Markets, Wakefern Food Corp.
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|Full-time Graduate Study||77.00%|
The dietetics and nutrition major is accredited through June 2023 by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.