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

To be recognized nationally for nutrition education and research relevant to urban communities with a focus on chronic disease prevention and treatment.

What is the career path?
Nutrition professionals 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, public schools, public health, food and pharmaceutical companies, long-term care facilities, and their own private practices.