The Mansfield University dietetics concentration is currently accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) (Formerly the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of the American Dietetic Association), 120 South Riverside Dr., Plaza Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60606 (312-899-0040 ext5400) firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program includes specialized courses in life cycle nutrition, community nutrition, advanced nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education and counseling, food science, food service, chemistry and biology. Students have the opportunity to learn about nutrition and dietetics in a rural environment.
Graduates of this program have two options:
Career opportunities in this growing field include jobs as foodservice directors or sports nutritionists in schools, sports nutritionists in fitness facilities, food and nutrition experts for food manufacturers or grocery store chains, food service directors for various institutions, clinical dietitians in hospitals and, long term care facilities, private practice dietitians, dietitians in wellness and weight control programs; community dietitians for community programs such as the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program and employment in a variety of public and private organizations.
Nutrition and dietetics students are subject to all University academic requirements. The following academic requirements apply only to those continuing in the Nutrition and Dietetics Program.
Students must meet all clinical agency health requirements. These may include background checks, specific immunizations, urine drug testing, and a respirator fit test. Students will be expected to cover the costs of background checks, immunizations, urine drug testing and respirator fit test.
CORE COURSES:DIT 2211* Introduction to Nutrition 3
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The Dietetics Concentration is for students who wish to become registered dietitians and seek a varied background in nutrition.
Required Courses:DIT 3315 Food Service Organization and Management 3
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