Oct 25, 2021  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Coordinated Program in Nutrition Science and Dietetics Certificate


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Dominican University’s Coordinated Program in Nutrition Sciences and Dietetics Certificate program has been granted accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). This program fulfills the supervised practice requirements to sit for the examination for Registered Dietitian administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. The supervised practice includes an emphasis on cultural diversity in child nutrition, with 1200 hours of field experience divided between community, clinical,  food management, and specialty rotations. The Coordinated Program in Nutrition Sciences and Dietetics certificate is designed for the development of dietetic professionals who are competent in all entry-level areas of practice, including cultural competencies particularly addressing child nutrition. Upon completion, students receive a Verification Statement for application to take the RD Exam.

All students in the coordinated program will be required to complete the following prerequisite courses before admission: college level courses in anatomy, physiology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and microbiology, NUTR 200 - Fundamentals of Foods , NUTR 250 - Nutrition , and 6 hours of 300-400 level nutrition courses with grades of B- or better.

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