Overview of the Program
The academic program at CSUN is built upon strong science and liberal arts components, which encourage critical and creative thinking and expression. The organization of courses emphasizes study in chemistry and biology, nutrition, food science and technology, medical nutrition therapy, human organizational behavior, management, sociology, psychology and other specialized courses. The student desiring to enter the program should have a strong background in the physical and biological sciences as the scientific disciplines are emphasized.
DPD Mission Statement
The mission of the DPD is to prepare competent students for acceptance into an accredited internship programs and for entry-level careers in the areas of Nutrition and Dietetics through quality undergraduate academic experiences that utilize and develop Foundation Knowledge and Learning Outcome requirements defined by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The mission of the CSUN DPD students is unique in the university and no other campus programs have a mission related to preparing students for careers in nutrition or dietetics.
- Goals of the DPD and Outcome Measures
- Faculty and Facilities
- FAQ's about DPD
- How to Become a Registered Dietitian
- Important! - Orientation Dates
- Transcript Evaluation Meetings for DPD Students
- DPD Checklist
CSUN Admission and Policies
The Course of Study