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Dietetics

University of Alaska Anchorage

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
800 USD/credit
800 USD/credit
234 USD/credit
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About

The Dietetics program at University of Alaska Anchorage provides individuals the didactic requirements needed to complete a Dietetic Internship and then be eligible to take the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) exam. 

Overview

The mission statement of the Dietetics program at University of Alaska Anchorage is to guide the future of dietetics in Alaska by preparing students for supervised practice. To be successful in their field, RDNs need a strong science foundation along with courses in management, clinical and community nutrition, food science, communication, counseling, therapeutic nutrition, and nutrition for the lifespan. This degree has been designed in accordance with the accreditation standards from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. There is a competitive application process for admissions to the BS in Dietetics. Please contact the Dietetics and Nutrition Program for application information.

The Dietetics and Nutrition (DN) course requirements are online courses to facilitate access to the BS in Dietetics degree statewide. Some courses require students to complete practicums with RDNs in their communities. If practicums are located in health care settings, fingerprinting and criminal background checks will be required and paid for by the student.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Integrate scientific information and the translation of research into practice.
  • Demonstrate beliefs, values, attitudes and behaviors for the professional dietitian nutritionist level of practice.
  • Develop nutrition-related information, products and services to individuals, groups, and populations.
  • Apply principles of management and systems in the provision of nutrition-related services to individuals and organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Microbiology for Health Sciences
  • Chemistry 
  • The Profession of Dietetics
  • Nutrition for Health Sciences
  • College Algebra for Calculus 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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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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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

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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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school graduation or GED
  • Minimum High School GPA of 2.5
  • Students with a 2.0-2.5 GPA may be admitted to certain baccalaureate programs with academic advising as a requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    234 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 234 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Preparatory and Lower-division

  • Resident: $234 per credit 
  • Nonresident: $800 per credit

Upper-division

  • Resident: $282 per credit 
  • Nonresident: $848 per credit

Funding

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