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Food and Nutrition, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

This major is for those who do not plan to become a registered dietitian.

Nutrition in healthcare, food and wellness industries is growing rapidly, and opportunities for employment in those fields are available. 

Being a dietetics student at Bluffton University means taking a challenging curriculum in which you'll learn the scientific foundation knowledge and skills that prepare you for a dietetic internship. All of our students receive practical experience in hospitals and the community while at Bluffton. 

Dietetics is a profession concerned with the science and practice of human nutritional care. A registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is an allied medical professional who puts into practice the science and art of food and nutrition in the service of people, individuals, families and communities. In Ohio, a registered dietitian must also be a licensed dietitian (LD).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Foods
  • Food Science
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • Lifecycle Nutrition
  • Research in Foods and Nutrition
  • Seminar in Food & Nutrition
  • Principles of Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    64

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • Application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Guidance counselor recommendation
  • Official ACT or SAT score (at this time we do not require the writing portion of either test; SAT score is a combination of the critical reading and math sections)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33286 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33286 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bluffton

  • 910 - 1480 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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