Applied Food and Nutrition B.S.
Priority Application Deadline: February 15th (late applications will be accepted until all seats are filled)
Rolling admissions for first applicants will begin in February 2021 for Fall 2021 start. The program will require a secondary admission application for entrance to the third and fourth years. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the Credentialing Examination for Nutrition and Dietetic Technicians, Registered. As a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) accredited by the Accreditation Council on Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), graduates of the AFN program are also eligible for accredited supervised practice (dietetic internship) programs and coordinated graduate programs leading to eligibility for the CDR credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN).
The skillset for food and nutrition practitioners includes the communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills needed to manage employees and work with clients/patients and health team members; knowledge needed to manage food service operations; and food and nutrition knowledge and skills to provide nutrition education and basic medical nutrition therapy for clients/patients.