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Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Jefferson City, TN, United States
This Food, Nutrition, Dietetics field at Carson-Newman University is a growing profession that can offer many exciting and rewarding career pathways. Dietitians work in a variety settings and can be specialized within the field.
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The Mission of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics major with or without Dietetics emphasis (Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics) is to provide students a high quality Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) with academic preparation in foods, nutrition, and dietetics preparing graduates to successfully function in supervised practice programs, graduate programs, and a variety of related employment opportunities while seeking academic excellence and Christian integrity.

Learning outcomes

Professionals in dietetics apply principles of food and nutrition to maintain health, improve or manage chronic disease, improve athletic performance, and help people make healthful food choices. 

Non-dietetics majors at Carson-Newman University can select career paths that do not require the RDN credential but utilize a person’s skill and knowledge base in foods and nutrition. Positions could be in consumer sciences, extension, public health, nutrition research, journalism, food service and food manufacturing.

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:
  • Clinical and Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Community Nutrition and Public Health
  • Corporate Wellness
  • Food Industry, Regulatory, and Product Development
  • Food Service Management
  • Media and Journalism
  • ResearchPrivate Practice and Consultation
  • Sports Nutrition

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.

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • After you apply, please submit $100.00 application through your application portal at
  • Official Transcripts from high school or secondary school and diploma or National Examination Result slip (One in original native language, one translated into English)- A professional Evaluation is required for the admission process

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Jefferson City

  • 1005 - 1870 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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