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Overview for Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)

A program that prepares individuals to integrate and apply the principles of the food and nutrition sciences, human behavior, and the biomedical sciences to design and manage effective nutrition programs in a variety of settings. Includes instruction in human nutrition; nutrient metabolism; the role of foods and nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention; planning and directing food service activities; diet and nutrition analysis and planning; supervision of food storage and preparation; client education; and professional standards and regulations.

Careers for Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Majors

A major in Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)

Top 5 Michigan Colleges with the highest percentage of Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
 123
(1.5%)
Less Selective$27,343 
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
 23
(0.8%)
Less Selective$22,283 
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
 23
(0.7%)
Less Selective$22,590 
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Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI
 2
(0.6%)
Moderately Selective$21,170 
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
 11
(0.4%)
Less Selective$18,412 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.