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Nutrition, Health, and Wellness

Northern Illinois University

48 months
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18932 USD/year
9466 USD/year
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About

Students looking to complete their undergraduate work in nutrition & dietetics should major in the Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management (NDHM) at Northern Illinois University comprehensive major (B.S) with an emphasis in Nutrition, Health, and Wellness.

Overview

We also offer a minor in Nutrition, Health, and Wellness(NHW). Students prepare for careers in community nutrition and food service management, as well as dietetic internships and meets the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics didactic requirements. Graduates of the Nutrition, Health, and Wellness emphasis may apply for an internship to become Registered Dietitians.

NIU has been preparing professionals in dietetics, nutrition, and food systems since the turn of the century. As a graduate of the major you would join a large network of alumni across the region and the nation.

This emphasis provides basic preparation for fulfillment of the baccalaureate requirements for careers in community nutrition programs, dietetics, or for graduate studies in these areas. Graduates with this emphasis may satisfy the experience requirement for registry by completing a dietetic internship. These programs are offered by various institutions across the country.

Mission

Northern Illinois University's vision is to be an engine for innovation to advance social mobility; promote personal, professional and intellectual growth; and transform the world through research, artistry, teaching and outreach.

The mission of Northern Illinois University is to empower students through educational excellence and experiential learning as we pursue knowledge, share our research and artistry, and engage communities for the benefit of the region, state, nation and world.

Programme Structure

  • The emphasis in Nutrition, Health & Wellness requires 74-75 semester hours and satisfies the requirements of a Didactic Program in Dietetics.
  • NIU offers a dietetic internship in conjunction with the M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • It is strongly recommended that students planning to apply for adietetic internship acquire work experience in food service and patient care and maintain a grade-point throughout their coursework of 3.0 or above.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school diploma: You must have graduated by the time you start at NIU in order to be admitted
  • Grades: You must have passing grades equivalent to a U.S. C+ average on all transcripts and/or exam scores
  • A completed NIU application
  • A $40 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all high schools attended
  • ACT/SAT score

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9466 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    9466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4733 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4733 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for DeKalb

1100 - 1500 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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