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Dietetics and Applied Nutrition, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Providence, RI, United States
What's the connection between food, nutrition and health? What does it take to identify nutrition-related problems? How do we find solutions? The Dietetics and Applied Nutrition program of Johnson & Wales University explores these questions and more, giving you the tools you need to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).
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In the Dietetics and Applied Nutrition program of Johnson & Wales University you’ll focus on subjects ranging from culinary fundamentals, nutrition, science and food service systems management. And find answers to the whys behind nutrition principles by taking classes such as microbiology, chemistry and human physiology. Plus, as you create nutrition care plans and refine sensory evaluation techniques, you’ll develop your nutritional diagnostic skills.

Our Didactic Program in Dietetics and Applied Nutrition (DPD) will provide you with the academic framework to prepare for the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

About the DPD Handbook

The Didactic Program in Dietetics & Applied Nutrition Handbook, linked below, contains the following required information:

  • Accreditation status
  • Program mission, goals and outcomes
  • Program admission requirements
  • Cost to the student
  • Graduation completion requirements
  • Program outcomes data
  • Requirements to become a registered dietitian and dietetics technician, registered
  • Computer matching information

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early admission: November 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    199 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life Span Nutrition
  • Human Physiology
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Therapeutic Cuisine
  • Athletic Performance Cuisine
  • Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency if applicable
  • Completed and signed International Student Financial Declaration Form for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Certified bank statement or government sponsorship letter verifying financial support for one academic year
  • Copy of biographical section of your valid passport
  • Submit Admissions Forms
  • Non-U.S. students transferring to JWU from another U.S. post-secondary institution must submit a Transfer Verification Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Providence

  • 1030 - 1900 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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