Nutrition and Dietetics, B.Sc. | Messiah University | Mechanicsburg, United States
48 months
38550 USD/year
38550 USD/year
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As a student in the Nutrition and Dietetics major at Messiah College, you will learn how to apply scientific principles, communication techniques and management strategies to improve the nutritional health of individuals and communities. 


Nutrition and Dietetics at Messiah College 

Nutrition and dietetics students participate in service learning opportunities in the community, as well as hands-on experiences in on campus labs. Our nutrition and dietetics graduates are well prepared to compete for positions in ACEND-accredited dietetic internships or graduate school, or to obtain jobs as public health nutrition counselors, dietetic technicians or food service managers.

Career options

As a graduate of the nutrition and dietetics program, you will be equipped to:

  • Provide nutrition education in wellness settings such as fitness centers, food banks and community health programs
  • Assist with the management of food service operations in health care facilities, restaurants or schools
  • Assist registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) in providing medical nutrition therapy in hospitals and nursing homes
  • Pursue graduate education in nutrition education or public health
  • Apply to ACEND-accredited dietetic internships (required in order to become a registered dietitian-nutritionist)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts of Conditioning
  • Principles of Management
  • General Chemistry 
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited senior high school or the equivalent. Course units from grades nine through twelve should include the following:

  • 4 units in academic English
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic mathematics
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic natural science
  • 2 or more units in academic social studies
  • 2 or more units in foreign language
  • 4 units in additional electives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mechanicsburg

1000 - 1500 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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