Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietitians are health professionals with expertise in food, nutrition, management, education and research. The demand for skilled dietitians is increasing because of a growing older population and an emphasis on disease prevention and treatment through improved health habits.

Earn your bachelor and master of science degrees in nutrition and dietetics in just five years at D'Youville.

Already have your bachelors degree? Earn your MS in Nutrition & Dietetics in just 4 semesters.
Upon graduation, you are eligible to take the national registration examination for dietitians.

D'Youville Advantages

  • A nationally recognized program in the heart of Buffalo, designed to meet the needs of future registered dietitian nutrionists.
  • We are a fully accredited Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Program by the Accredidation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
  • Our program is designed for you, join us as a:
    -First time in college student - BS/MS
    -Transfer student - BS/MS  
    -Bachelors prepared graduate - MS
    -Didactic program in dietetics graduate (DPD) - MS
  • We offer innovative supervised practice expereinces and essential coursework in one seamless program. 
  • Graduates benefit from an excellent career placement rate, nearly 100% annually.

    Accredidation

    D'Youville College's Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Program is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®).  ACEND® is the accrediting agency for education programs preparing students for careers as registered dietitian nutritionists.

    ACEND® can be contacted by:

    • EmailACEND@eatright.org
    • Phone: 800/877-1600, ext. 5400
    • Mail: 120 South Riverside Plaza
      Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995

    ACEND® serves and protects students and the public by assuring the quality and continued improvement of nutrition and dietetics education programs. ACEND® is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education a Title IV gatekeeper. 

Annual Physical Exam & Immunizations

Applicants should review the D’Youville Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Program policy regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and other health requirements.  Students enrolled in the Coordinated Program must provide evidence of annual physical examination, immunizations, and vaccinations as required by the program and supervised practice facilities.  Students must meet program and supervised practice facility health requirements, otherwise students may not be able to complete D’Youville’s Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Program.      
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