Revised Program [Fall 2022]
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 foodservice 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.
Other Important Information (click on the links below for details)
Overall Program and Eligibility Information (Formerly in Information Packet)
Mission, Goals, and Objectives [PDF]
Frequently Asked Questions [PDF]
Tuition and Fees Estimate [PDF]
Estimated Incidental Costs [PDF]
Consortium Agreement Guidelines [PDF]
Financial Aid and Scholarship Information [PDF]
Considerations for Applicants in the United States Military [PDF]
Graduation and Completion Requirements, and International Student Information [PDF]
Supervised Experience Requirements for On-Campus and Distance-Online Students
Basic Information on Supervised Practice Experiences (SPEs) [PDF]
Physical and Mental Requirements [PDF]
Immunizations & Other Requirements [PDF]
Supervised Experience Requirements for Distance-Online Students
Dietetics Infographic [PDF]
Colorado Residents [PDF]
Directions for Securing Distance-Online Preceptors [PDF]
Online Preceptor Commitment Form [PDF]
Preceptor Summary Form [PDF]
Practice Experience Site Map for MI & OH Distance-Online Students [PDF]
How to use file search (Video)
Online Education Eligibility
- The U.S. Federal Government limits the number of online courses international students may enroll in while living in the United States. For this reason, we cannot admit students on F1 visas to fully online programs. Please check with International Admissions to confirm eligibility before applying.
- All applicants, please review Online Education for Out-of-State Students to confirm you are eligible to enroll in an online program based in Michigan.