Education Abroad Opportunities

Experience food and nutrition beyond borders

Dietetic student in New Zealand.In our program, you can go on trips to places like Italy, New Zealand, Greece and El Salvador.

Earn class credit as you explore historical sites, nutrition habits and tour clinical dietetic facilities.

Want to know more?

Contact Carmen Boyd, who organizes these trips, or download our brochure.

Download Dietetics Education Abroad Brochure (.pdf)

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Common trips

Preview where you can go, what you’ll do and what’s on the menu.

Taste of Italy

Tour the many great cities of Italy including Milan, Florence, and Bologna.

Highlights include:

  • Chocolate tasting
  • Cooking courses
  • Visits to a gelato factory and vinegar distillery

Do all that while learning about cooking processes that are thousands of years old.

Greece: In Search of the Seven Species

Explore Greece by touring Athens, Olympia and many other cities.

Taste the wonderful foods of the Mediterranean diet, which are some of the oldest foods in the world.

Guided tours, a four-day Greek Island Cruise, and other activities are part of this two-week trip.

Malnutrition in developing countries: El Salvador

Work with the Convoy of Hope and visit San Salvador, El Salvador and the surrounding area.

You can teach health education and take anthropometric measurements for rural elementary students.

You can also visit places that provide health- and nutrition-related services to the people of El Salvador. This trip typically runs during spring break.