By selecting the B.S. in Nutritional Sciences - Dietetics Option, you can forge your own path to a successful career in clinical dietetics, nutrition education, food-service management, health-related pre-professional programs, public-health nutrition, private practice, applied research, or continue on to graduate study.
Designed to help you understand the nutritional needs of the human body related to both health and disease, this option will help you promote wellness as well as design medical nutritional therapy programs. This option will also help you meet the requirements for becoming a Registered Dietitian (RDN), including earning the verification statement needed to apply to the post-baccalaureate supervised practice programs, and preparing you for the Registered Dietitian Exam.
The Pennsylvania State University Didactic Program in Dietetics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,120 Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312-899-0040, ext 5400. http://www.eatright.org/acend
Date of next site review: Fall 2019