Dietitians study a variety of subjects, ranging from food and nutrition, foodservice systems management, psychology, sociology and communication, to science courses such as anatomy & physiology, chemistry and biology.
Students complete a minimum of 1200 supervised practice hours, providing experiences in food service, community and clinical settings. The program has a clinical focus, with an emphasis on medical nutrition therapy.
This program will produce graduates who are eligible to take the registration examination for dietitians and be eligible for employment as entry-level dietitians.
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 800-877-1600 X 5400
The accreditation of Arkansas State University's nutrition and dietetics education program has been placed on probationary status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-0040 ext. 5400.
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