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Dietetics

Bachelor of Science Degree

UCM's Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology develops successful by instilling an appreciation for helping all people lead a healthy and physically active lifestyle.

Why Choose Dietetics at UCM?

  • UCM's has a human performance laboratory, which serves as a student-centered research and learning center.
  • The performance lab offers hands-on learning; students have the opportunity to train on more than 25 state-of-the-art pieces of equipment in a newly renovated lab facility.
  • UCM invested $443,000 to upgrade the kitchen for dietetics students into a state-of-the-art learning environment.

What will I study?
Dietitians study a variety of subjects ranging from food and nutrition sciences, to business economics and communication, as well as chemistry, anatomy, physiology and biochemistry. By learning such a broad spectrum of knowledge, you will be able to use your knowledge and skills to lead others to a healthier lifestyle in a wide variety of workplaces.

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Food Preparation
  • Nutrition
  • Basic Genetics

What can I do with a degree in Dietetics?

  • Community Nutrition Coordinator
  • Dietitian
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Sports Nutritionist

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How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.

In Dietetics, there are several opportunities to be involved:

  • Student Dietetics Association
  • Physical Education Club
  • Athletic Training Student Association

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

The faculty in the dietetics program are committed to student success. They bring practical, real world, hands-on experiences to the classroom, preparing students for their future careers.

Learn more about Dietetics at UCM:
Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology
660-543-4256

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