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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 7 Ohio Colleges with the highest percentage of Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
University of Akron Main Campus
Akron, OH
Open Admissions$16,467 
Miami University-Oxford
Oxford, OH
Less Selective$26,670 
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati, OH
Moderately Selective$22,419 
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Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH
Open Admissions$9,649 
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Bowling Green, OH
Less Selective$15,086 
Ohio University-Main Campus
Athens, OH
Less Selective$17,871 
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH
Moderately Selective$22,251 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.