The Department of Allied Health offers a two-year program in clinical nutrition leading to a master of science degree. The 36-40 credit curriculum provides a study of medical nutrition therapy,management, nutrition in community, and nutrition research. The dietetic internship program, which includes 1200 hours of supervised practice, also incorporated graduate level coursework as a mandatory component of the 22 month program. The dietetic internship program is currently granted full accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606-6995,312/899-5400. Students successfully completing the internship program will be eligible to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians.Upon completion of the program and successful completion of the registration exam, students may become registered dietitians (RD) and seek positions as clinical, community, research, consultant, educator, and management dietitians.
Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association