48 months
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19606 USD/year
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About

The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) at Marshall University leads to a Bachelor of Science degree and prepares students to work in clinical nutrition, community health, and food service management positions.

Overview

Key facts

  • The Dietetics program at the Marshall University provides students with a well-rounded education that includes both classroom and “hands-on” experience. Classes are small and the faculty are committed to ensuring the success of students. The DPD is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and meets the academic standards to qualify students for a dietetic internship (DI).  Students must complete both an undergraduate DPD and a post baccalaureate supervised practice experience to be eligible to take the national Registered Dietitian examination.
  • The Department of Dietetics strives to deliver the highest quality dietetic education utilizing all available resources to meet the needs of this rural region for dietetics professionals.  The DPD’s mission is to provide the depth and breadth of food and nutrition knowledge and skills that prepare students to enter a supervised practice program in dietetics.

Accreditation

The DPD is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and meets the academic standards to qualify students for a dietetic internship (DI).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Composition 
  • Nutrition
  • Microbiology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Human Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students: applications must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the start of a term.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application for admission.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $40.
  • An official, final transcript, including graduation date, sent directly from the student’s high school to the Marshall University Admissions Office.
  • Official college transcript
  • American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores
  • A valid immunization record
  • International Students:

    • Equivalent of U.S. high school diploma
    • International GPA requirements are equivalent to domestic GPA requirements and vary by program
    • ACT/SAT required for some programs and merit-based scholarships
    • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19606 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9803 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19606 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9803 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4276 USD per semester during 48 months.

Metro Residents - $7,318

Living costs for Huntington

621 - 1035 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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