Revised Program [Fall 2020]
The Coordinated Program in Dietetics (also referred to as CP or Program) is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
800/877-1600 ext. 5400
A degree in dietetics culminating with the registered dietitian credential provides many options for employment. Job opportunities are available in the clinical area in hospitals, long-term care facilities, specialized healthcare settings, and insurance companies.
In addition, there are many opportunities in the community including positions in federal and state programs like the Women, Infant and Children’s Nutrition Program, Head Start, and Area on Aging. The food service industry is also a place for employment including hospitals, long-term care facilities, corporate operations, and school systems. Other areas where dietitians provide their expertise are in sports nutrition, universities, private practice, research, writing, and other government agencies such as the FDA and the USDA.
For current information related to a career in dietetics please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics site, by clicking here.
Important Information (click on the links below for details)
Overall Program and Eligibility Information (including FAQ and Tuition and Cost Estimates)
Supervised Experience Requirements for On-Campus and Distance-Online Students
Physical and Mental Requirements
Immunizations & Other Requirements
Supervised Experience Requirements for Distance-Online Students
Directions for Securing Distance-Online Preceptors
Practice Experience Site Map for MI & OH Distance-Online Students
Preceptor Summary Form
Online Education for Out-of-State Students
To view a short video from the Dietetics Clinical Coordinator on Securing Distance-Online Preceptors, click here.
This program is available online. International applicants should check with International Admissions or program advisor before applying.