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Why Study Dietetics at Madonna University?

  • Dedicated, fully equipped food laboratory for research opportunities
  • Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Small classes for personalized instruction and academic advising
  • Academic service-learning coursework
  • Quality faculty that includes practicing dietitians 

Dietetics involves translating the sciences of nutrition and food to promote good health and treat disease. Dietetics is a vital and growing field with many career opportunities. Through Madonna's student organizations, the Nutrition Network and the Food Recovery Network, you can gain volunteer, networking, and leadership experiences. Take advantage of our professional guidance and support in the pursuit of internships, graduate school or employment. Our bachelor's degree in dietetics is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Upon completion of the program you will be eligible for the post-degree supervised practice that is required for registration as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). National registration is obtained by passing the examination given to those who have completed a post-degree supervised practice, accredited by the ACEND.

Careers Grad School/Internship Locations Employers of Alumni
Community Nutritionist Beaumont Hospital Beaumont Hospital
Consultant/Private Practice Dietitian Central Michigan University Harper Hospital 
Corporate Dietitian Harper Hospital Henry Ford Hospital
Food and Nutrition Manager Henry Ford Hospital Integrated Nutrition
Food Industry Dietitian Hurley Hospital Karmanos Cancer Institute
Grocery Store Dietitian Michigan State University Lifetime Fitness
Inpatient Clinical Dietitian University of Michigan Meijer Health and Wellness
Outpatient Clinical Dietitian University of Virginia Michigan State University Sports and Cardiovascular Center
Public Health Dietitian Wayne State University Nicoloff Holistic Family Medicine 
Research Dietitian Western Michigan University Patrizia Jesue Nutrition Counseling Center 
Sports Nutritionists   St. Mary’s Hospital
    Sodexo Healthcare
    University of Michigan 
    VA Hospitals 
    WIC 

 

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The Madonna University Didactic Program in Dietetics is currently granted full accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606, 312-899-5400, www.eatrightpro.org/acend