Many students from other majors choose to become Registered Dietitians Nutritionists, and this goal can be met in the combined B.S./M.S. program. Applicants who have completed a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and who meet the requirements for a secondary application will be considered for acceptance to the program. Students without a previous baccalaureate degree must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 or higher to be considered for acceptance into the program.
The dual B.S./M.S.Nutrition and Dietetics program at the Long Island University (LIU) of 144 credits results in savings of 12 credits from the individual degree programs. Up to four graduate courses will be substituted for upper level undergraduate courses.
The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics program is a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (A.N.D.), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606, 312/899-5400. The DPD is a science-oriented program with a liberal arts foundation for understanding nutrition. Courses in the major include the study of food science, normal nutrition, nutrition during the life cycle, community nutrition, food service management, and medical nutrition therapy. The M.S. program provides the opportunity for advanced study in nutrition. Students can specialize in one of three areas: Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, or Geriatric Nutrition. Core courses include nutrition science, communications/counseling, biostatistics, research methods, and a library research paper or a research study. Electives enable the student to pursue individual interest. Please see the Graduate Catalog for detailed course descriptions.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Concepts in Nutrition
- Contemporary Nutritional Strategies
- Cultural and Social Aspects of Food
- Food Science
- Food Hospitality
- 48 months
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Applicants interested in the B.S./M.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics will be first accepted into the B.S. in Food, Nutrition, and Wellness Program.
Upon admission to the university and satisfaction of prerequisite courses, applicants may request a secondary application for acceptance into the B.S./ M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics program.
International37926 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37926 USD per year during 48 months.
National37926 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37926 USD per year during 48 months.
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