Nutrition

Program Goals

The goals of the Clinical Nutrition concentration within the M.S. program in Nutrition and Dietetics are to provide students with the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Educate individuals and the public on food choices that will optimize health and prevent disease.
  2. Apply nutrition principles and diet assessment to the treatment of diet-related disease conditions.
  3. Manage human, financial, and physical resources to improve the nutritional care of individuals and population groups.
  4. Help improve the nutritional status of individuals and population groups.
  5. Monitor trends and issues in the discipline of nutrition, and translate this information into curriculum, education, and training programs.
  6. Apply research principles and methods to the examination of current problems in nutrition and health.