Review a sample degree plan that details your path to graduation.
Our program covers the three main areas of nutrition and dietetics: clinical, community
and food service.
Why major in nutrition and dietetics at Missouri State?
Earn an accredited degree
Get your degree from a trusted, reputable school. Our program has full approval from
the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
Enjoy excellent outcomes
Our numbers say it all. We have great results for internships, graduate school and employment.
You’ll have many ways to develop your skills. You can do education abroad programs, service-learning, hands-on classroom activities and conduct research with faculty.
Learn from experts
The pros teach you. Our award-winning dietetics faculty are licensed Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RD/RDNs).
Their backgrounds help you learn relevant skills.
By the numbers
To become an RDN, you’ll also need to complete a dietetic internship and pass the
Join a program with proven results.
Internship acceptance rates
Average acceptance rate in the last five years for undergraduate students applying
to a dietetic internship. Most students receive their first choice.
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Registration exam pass rates
Average pass rate in the last five years for dietetic internship graduates taking
the registration exam for dietitians (RD exam).
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Dietetic internship graduates who sought work in nutrition, dietetic or related fields
were all hired within one year.
Our program has full accreditation. That means you’ll have the best education possible
in nutrition and dietetics.
- Accrediting agency: Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of The Academy
of Nutrition and Dietetics.
- Accreditation valid through: December 31, 2023.
For questions about dietetics education
Careers and outcomes
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