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Nutrition & Dietetics Program Mission & Program Goals

Mission of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program

It is the mission of the nutrition and dietetics program to emphasize excellence in arts, sciences and professional preparation, and to prepare students to lead purposeful and fulfilling lives as nutrition and dietetics professionals in a global society through experiential, collaborative and discovery-based learning.

Our goals include

  • Providing individual advising and mentoring so that students complete their nutrition and dietetics program of study and are accepted into a supervised practice program, graduate study or employment in a field enhanced by food and nutrition expertise.
  • Utilizing University facilities, resources, faculty and staff effectively to support the program and to provide foundation knowledge and skills for an undergraduate Didactic Program in Dietetics.
  • Supporting learning opportunities that promote nutrition, wholesome food, wellness, and cultural competency in the community.