48 months
38654 USD/year
38654 USD/year
10766 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Dietetics is the practice of integrating biochemical, physiological, social, and managerial concepts into the science of nutrition to achieve a healthy lifestyle. This bachelor degree in Dietetics is offered by the University of Wisconsin Madison. 


At the University of Wisconsin Madison, the Dietetics degree provides the coursework needed for a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree leading to a career in Dietetics and Nutrition. Increased emphasis on disease prevention, a growing and aging population and public interest in nutrition are factors that are influencing the demand for dietitians.

If you are concerned with the nutrition and health of individuals and communities you should consider pursuing a degree in dietetics. An interest in science and enjoyment in working with people will also be beneficial for those considering this degree. In many cases those with a degree in Dietetics spend much of their time working with people as patients, clients, consumers or employees. 

Career Development 

  • A degree in dietetics offers challenging and rewarding employment opportunities working in hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health agencies, food industry, research labs and more. Whether administering medical nutrition therapy in a health-care setting or directing food service operations, registered dietitians work toward the prevention and treatment of disease.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Nutritional Needs
  • Nutrition in the Life Span
  • Applications in Clinical Nutrition
  • Biochemical Principles of Human and Animal Nutrition
  • The Science and Technology of Food
  • Food Service Operations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Early Action: November 1


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admissions application
  • Application fee
  • Course and grade information from grades 9-12
  • Two essays: tell us about your academic and personal achievements
  • One required letter of recommendation
  • English language proficiency
  • Official test scores: scores from either the ACT or the SAT 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38654 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38654 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10766 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 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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