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Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Dietitians study a variety of subjects, ranging from food and nutrition, foodservice systems management, psychology, sociology and communication, to science courses such as anatomy & physiology, chemistry and biology.

Hands-on learning

Students complete a minimum of 1200 supervised practice hours, providing experiences in food service, community and clinical settings. The program has a clinical focus, with an emphasis on medical nutrition therapy.

This program will produce graduates who are eligible to take the registration examination for dietitians and be eligible for employment as entry-level dietitians.


Accreditation Status

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 800-877-1600 X 5400

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The accreditation of Arkansas State University's nutrition and dietetics education program has been placed on probationary status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-0040 ext. 5400.

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2018 Application Information

The 2018 Application Packet for admission to the Dietetics Program is now available.  

2018 Dietetics Application 

HESI Exam Instructions

Program Mission

The Nutritional Science Program at Arkansas State University seeks to provide quality education and experiences for students in the field of dietetics to meet the need for registered dietitians in the Delta region and beyond.

Program Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives
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