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Nutrition and Food Sciences

Middle Tennessee State University

48 months
Duration
29144 USD/year
29144 USD/year
9472 USD/year
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About

Everyone must eat, but does everyone know the most cost-effective, tasty and healthy way to do so? The Nutrition and Food Sciences major at Middle Tennessee State University is designed to train students to apply the science of human nutrition and the art and skills of food preparation to improve health of their clients. 

Overview

The Nutrition and Food Sciences major at Middle Tennessee State University offers three options:

  • Dietetics

This option is an accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics, the first step required to become a registered dietitian. MTSU’s program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

  • Food Industry

This option prepares students to work for food processors, government agencies, non-government organizations, or pursue graduate studies in food science. 

  • Nutrition and Wellness

With the increased awareness of the role that nutrition has on wellness, this option prepares students to work with people of all ages, cultures, and economic means, in individual and group settings, to select foods that will promote healthy body weights  and adequate nutrition throughout their life cycles.

Careers

The major in Nutrition and Food Science offers preparation for careers in community nutrition services; county, state, and federal health departments; food processing; food marketing; and quality control. Examples include

  • Catering manager
  • Food researcher
  • Food-service manager (schools, hospitals, residential care facilities, prisons, etc.)
  • Production manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Orientation in Dietetics
  • Principles of Nutrition
  • Nutrition for the Health Sciences
  • Nutrition Principles for Physical Activity and Health
  • Cultural Food Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the application for admission and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Send official transcripts from all academic institutions attended to MTSU International Admissions.
  • Send official copy of language scores.
  • Provide appropriate documents for the following: Proof of financial support, Proper health forms with proof of vaccinations, Copy of passport showing expiration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29144 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29144 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9472 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Murfreesboro

1123 - 2087 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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