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Bachelor of Science in Dietetics

Bachelor of Science in Dietetics

University of Delaware

Newark Campus, Newark, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    531-540
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Nutrition is a diverse area of study for people who enjoy science, who believe that good nutrition, appealing food, and personal lifestyles are important for the well being of all individuals and who find satisfaction from working with people to help them think about food, nutrition, health, and wellness. The Dietetics major is the first step leading to the credential of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The University of Delaware’s didactic program in Dietetics is currently granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. Students in this major can satisfy the professional practice requirement after the Bachelor of Science degree by completing an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accredited dietetic internship. Career paths: Graduates from the Applied Nutrition major are eligible for employment in nutrition education programs, food services, and fitness or health promotion programs. Those completing the Dietetics major who become Registered Dietitian Nutritionists work with individuals and groups in a variety of settings. Graduates are employed in health care organizations, food service operations, business and industry, education and research, health promotion and private practice. Typically, Nutritional Sciences majors choose to pursue advanced degrees in the health and nutrition fields.