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Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Deadline for Fall Applications : April 1, 2014

Applications for the Dietetics program will be accepted through April 1, 2014. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Pam Towery, Program Director, at 870-680-4688, ptowery@astate.edu  OR Valerie Long, Health Professions Advisor, at 870-972-3713, vlong@astate.edu

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Dietitians study a variety of subjects, ranging from food and nutrition, foodservice systems management, psychology, sociology and communication, to science courses such as anatomy & physiology, chemistry and biology.

Hands-on learning

Students complete a minimum of 1200 supervised practice hours, providing experiences in food service, community and clinical settings. The program has a clinical focus, with an emphasis on medical nutrition therapy.

This program will produce graduates who are eligible to take the registration examination for dietitians and be eligible for employment as entry-level dietitians.

Accreditation Status


The Coordinated Program in Dietetics has been granted candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, which assures the quality and continued improvement of nutrition  and dietetics education.


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Program Mission

The ASU Coordinated Program in Dietetics seeks to provide quality education and experiences for students in the field of dietetics to meet the need for registered dietitians (RD) in the Delta region and beyond.


Application Packet

The Coordinated Program in Dietetics application packet includes step-by-step directions to facilitate the admission process.


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