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Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

Prepare for a career in nutrition, one of today’s fastest growing occupation. You’ll gain a solid foundation in applied nutrition, nutrition education, public policy, and advocacy, nutrition therapy, leadership and management, and food production. A B.S. in Human Nutrition will create a pathway to pursue a number of graduate programs at NSU, including, but not limited to a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Medical Doctor, Master of Science in Nutrition, Master of Public Health, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician’s Assistant, Athletic Training, and Exercise and Sports Science.

What You’ll Study

This program will expose you to the essential principles of dietetics, nutrition and biomedical sciences. Our curriculum includes a strong foundation in anatomy, chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology to an applied focus, which includes human nutrition and health, dietetics practice, community nutrition programing, and food service management.

How You’ll Learn More

You have the opportunity for immersion in experiential learning, clinical research, global and domestic outreach initiatives and community based collaborations. Gain hands-on experience and engage with fellow students and faculty members of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine while advancing your skills. Students who complete certain coursework are also eligible to take the certification examination for Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR).

Dual Admission Option

NSU’s Dual Admission Program is the first in this nation to offer an accelerated, seven-year academic path from the B.S. in Human Nutrition to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree (D.O.). Acceptance into this Dual Admission Program reserves your seat in priority status in NSU’s D.O. degree program while you’re successfully working toward your bachelor’s degree in human nutrition.
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