To prepare professionals who enhance individual and community health through dietetics practice and to contribute to professional and scholarly knowledge in the fields of nutrition and dietetics.

To be recognized nationally for nutrition issues relevant to urban communities with a focus on obesity and related disorders.

What is the career path?
Dietitians work in a wide variety of employment settings, including health care, business and industry, public health, education, research, and private practice. Graduates of our program are currently working in corporate wellness programs, collegiate athletic associations, hospitals, HMOs, public schools, public health, food and pharmaceutical companies, long term care facilities, and their own private practices.