Become a Certified Food Expert with a Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics!
A degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Marywood University will prepare you to become a food and nutrition expert who can use evidence-based interventions to help people achieve their individual health goals. Registered dietitian nutritionists, or registered dietitians, are certified food and nutrition experts. Marywood's accredited undergraduate program in nutrition and dietetics will put you on the path to becoming an RDN. Nutrition and Dietetics is an in-demand field, due to the increased national focus on health and wellness, the aging population, and the increasing population of health-conscious people.
Why should you pursue a Nutrition and Dietetics degree from Marywood?
A Marywood education will prepare you for leadership and service in this ever-changing and rapidly growing field. Plus, you’ll find flexibility in the Nutrition and Dietetics programs at Marywood University, no matter which degree path you choose.
Marywood’s nutrition graduates have thrived due to the excellence of the program and the personalized attention it provides. Our faculty work with the students, getting to know them as individuals, and encouraging their growth in education, research, and service. We offer a challenging but supportive and nurturing environment that facilitates both professional and personal growth. Experiential learning opportunities and personalized guidance with the internship application process are also provided. Our Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND) is actively engaged on-campus and in the surrounding community.
Outcomes & Opportunities
5-YEAR Bachelors to Masters degree program »
Top Career Paths
- Health Coach
- Nutrition Assistant
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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
- Completed application
- Official transcripts
- Letter of recommendation
- Official SAT and/or ACT test scores (Marywood is test optional)
- Essay (optional)
Human Physiology Lab
The Human Physiology Lab includes a biochemistry lab, climate-controlled room, and equipment that measures:
- Aerobic capacity
- Anaerobic power
- Bone density
- Airway function
- Body composition
More about the Human Physiology LabIn addition to traditional food testing tools, our Food Science Lab contains equipment to prepare students for food preparation in real-world commercial settings:
Blast chiller and rethermalization unit
Sensory evaluation lab
Food Science Lab Photo Gallery
Our Healthy Demo Classroom is used for instruction and demonstrations, for both students and the community at large.
Our Sensory Evaluation Lab allows students to test the products they make in the Food Science Lab. The two laboratories are connected for easy evaluation.
Map & Directions
The O'Neill Center for Healthy Families, located on University Avenue, provides classroom and research space, joining academic programs to innovative research. Students from the Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Exercise Science, Respiratory Therapy, and Physician Assistant programs have classes in this building.
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