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Dietetics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Idaho Falls, ID, United States
The Dietetics program at Idaho State University aims to educate individuals through didactic and practical experiences in food and nutrition. Develop visionary and competent graduates who will be prepared for supervised practice, leading to eligibility for the CDR credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist.
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Overview

The Dietetics program at Idaho State University wants to prepare graduates to perform proficiently in a dietetic supervised practice program in preparation to be a competent entry-level dietitian nutritionist.

Objectives

  • At least 80% of program students complete program/degree requirements within 3 years (150% of program length).
  • 70% of program graduates apply for admission to a supervised practice program prior to or within 12 months of graduation.
  • 60% of program graduates are admitted to a supervised practice program within 12 months of graduation.
  • The program’s one-tear pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) on the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists is at least 80%.
  • At least 70% of responding graduates will report an aggregate score of 4 or higher out of 5 indicating strong preparation that the DPD program prepared them for their supervised practice experience.
  • At least 70% of graduates from this program will receive an aggregate score of 4 or higher out of 5 indicating strong preparation on their knowledge and skill of dietetics from supervised practice program directors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course plan and schedule:

  • Students electing the dietetics major must fulfill the university general education requirements for a BS degree plus the required dietetic courses and additional electives to total 120 credits
  • Please pay very careful attention to the prerequisite courses required as well as other specific courses required to fulfill the university general requirements
  • NTD prefix courses must be taken in the sequence shown unless approved by your advisor 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

You may need the following:
  • Transcript(s)
  • English proficiency score
  • Copy of Passport
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Application fee is $50

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11470 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11470 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3710 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Idaho Falls

  • 680 - 970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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