The purpose of our program is to provide a strong academic foundation based on a general education with a strong emphasis in nutrition, dietetic practice, food systems, management, and natural sciences to prepare the student with knowledge requirements necessary for entry-level dietetics practice after a dietetic internship.
The goals of the DPD at James Madison University are:
The program will prepare students to enter a Dietetic Internship and function effectively in entry-level positions as a Registered Dietitian.
The program will promote development of professional values in students.
The program will produce graduates capable of conducting research in dietetics.
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Health is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >