Didactic Program in Dietetics Post-Baccalaureate Certificate / Mission, Goals and Objectives

The program strives to develop in students the knowledge and skills to promote optimal nutrition and well-being through the application of nutrition science to individuals and groups across the life span in a diverse and changing environment.

Mission

The Meredith College Food and Nutrition program is grounded in the basic sciences, providing a strong foundation to pursue graduate and professional studies, and a curriculum that promotes student leadership and encourages service to the profession and community. The program strives to inspire students to use the knowledge and skills they gain to promote optimal nutrition and well-being through the application of nutrition science to individuals and groups across the life span in a diverse and changing environment. The program fosters in students a global and holistic understanding of the interrelationships among human nutrition, wellness, food and its systems.

Goals and Objectives

The Meredith College Didactic Program in Dietetics will prepare students for dietetic interships or health or science related professions or graduate school. The Meredith College Didactic Program in Dietetics will provide learning experiences that foster development of critical thinking and problem solving.

The Didactic Program in Dietetics at Meredith College is accredited by the to The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) http://www.eatrightacend.org/ACEND

Meredith’s Food and Nutrition program is unique in that both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered, a Didactic Program in Dietetics Post-Baccalaureate Certificate as well as a Dietetic Internship.

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