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Degree Type 
Bachelor of Science
Contact Name 
Dana Ogan
Contact Phone 
509-963-1912
Contact Email 
dana.ogan@cwu.edu
Introduction 

The Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition degree features two specializations. The Food and Nutrition Specialization provides a broad area of expertise and prepares students for a wide variety of careers in the food and nutrition industries. The Dietetics Specialization allows students to complete a minor in a field that relates to professional career advancement.

Opportunities 

Students in the food and nutrition specialization are prepared for a wide variety of careers in the food and nutrition industry including food processing companies, food distributors, food brokerage companies, restaurant and institutional food service, pharmaceutical sales, and nutrition positions not requiring being a registered dietitian. Students in the dietetics specialization are qualified to apply for admission to an ACEND Accredited Supervised Practice Experience also known as a Dietetic Internship. Following this the student is eligible to sit for the registration examination. Passing the registration exam qualifies the graduate to become a Registered Dietitian (R.D.).

Why this program 

CWU offers a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition with specializations in foods and nutrition and dietetics. The Dietetics specialization plus two additional courses (PSY 101 and ANTH 130 or 357) fulfills the requirements of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics for a Didactic Program in Dietetics. The DPD program is currently granted continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

Contact Information 
Dana
Possible Search Names 
dietetics, diet, food science, health, sciences

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