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Nutrition, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fort Wayne, IN, United States
Study the art and science of nutrition — and then launch a high-impact career in health promotion or as a Registered Dietitian. The Nutrition program offered by the University of Saint Francis will give you the knowledge, skills, and real-world experience needed to step into the field as a fully-prepared professional.
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Overview

Health Promotion

A concentration in Health Promotion is ideal for those who want to work in disease prevention, food service, or nutrition education — all with the goal of promoting lifelong health. The curriculum focuses on nutrition education for disease prevention and management. Students work with a variety of community partners, contributing to projects that serve local needs.

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

The Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD) concentration will prepare you to become a Registered Dietitian — an in-demand career! Students apply to this program in their sophomore year in order to complete the required practicum experience. The curriculum includes supervised practice in food service management, clinical medical nutrition, and community nutrition. 

Get Involved

Be part of the KAN Club (Kinesiology & Nutrition) community! Students majoring in Kinesiology & Nutrition at the University of Saint Francis participate in a variety of opportunities centered on career exploration, campus awareness, and community building. You will socialize, network with professionals, and host on-campus exercise and nutrition awareness activities. A KAN favorite: the monthly Lunch Bunch where everyone brings an ingredient and contributes to a themed meal.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engage
  • Foundations
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Composition & Rhetoric
  • Fundamentals of Public Communication
  • Algebra 
  • Medical Terminology in Medicine
  • General Psychology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • $965 per credit for Part-Time students

Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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