B.Sc. On Campus


Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
8249 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Dietetics at Youngstown State University (YSU) prepares you for a career in food and nutrition as a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN) or Nutrition and Dietetic Technician, Registered (NDTR), and offer the chance to focus your studies to personalize your degree.


Dietetics at Youngstown State University helps students achieve comprehension/competence in nutrition care process with specific emphasis on standardized nutrition diagnoses, 

Graduates with Dietetics from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to:

  • Use the nutrition care process to make decisions, identify nutrition-related problems, and determine and evaluate nutrition interventions, including medical nutrition therapy, disease prevention, and health promotion.
  • Demonstrate understanding of dietetics evidence-based practice principles; locate, interpret, evaluate and use professional literature to make ethical, evidence-based practice decisions.
  • Demonstrate competence in food preparation and the modification and evaluation of recipes, menus, and food products for diverse groups.
  • Identify different health care delivery systems and current reimbursement issues, policies, and regulations on food and nutrition services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Systems: Operation, Production, and Service
  • Individual and Family Development
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Science of Nutrition in Exercise
  • Experimental Foods
  • Food Service Systems Management
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Community Nutrition and Wellness
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Aging
  • Communication of Contemporary Issues
  • Food and Culture
  • Microbiology for the Health Professions
  • Medical Terminology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

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


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

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Youngstown State University (YSU)


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!