- Adult-Gerontology NP
- BSN On-campus
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Nurse Educator
- PhD in Nursing
- Psychiatric and Mental Health
- RN to BSN
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Community Nutrition
- MS in Nutrition
- Social Work
- MSW Distance Concentration
- MSW On Campus Concentration
- MSW Distance Foundation
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About the Department
The mission of the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics at the University of North Dakota is to engage critical thinking of students and professionals in order to optimize nutritional health through evidence-based teaching, research, and service.
To be recognized as a leading Nutrition and Dietetic Department in North Dakota and beyond
- Life-Long Learning
- Community Engagement
- Enrich the student environment so as to develop nutrition and dietetics professionals who think critically, practice ethically, translate evidence into practice, and maintain a commitment to lifelong learning.
- Facilitate collaboration by conducting meaningful scholarly activity which impacts the nutritional health and well-being of individuals and communities.
- Enhance the quality of life by instilling a desire for personal and professional growth in students through participation in professional activity and community engagement.
- Create and maintain a departmental culture where value and respect is shown with emphasis on integrity, teamwork and wellness.
The Department of Nutrition & Dietetics offers two majors and a minor. Students graduate with either a Bachelor of Science in Community Nutrition or a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics. The Community Nutrition major meets the requirements to become a Licensed Nutritionist (LN) in North Dakota upon graduation. Dietetics majors complete a coordinated program that encompasses both the academic requirements and the experiential training required before graduates may take the national credentialing examination required to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). Check out each major in more detail.
Individualized attention is one of the features of the Department most often mentioned by its graduates. Strong advisement and mentoring programs assist students in pursuit of their educational goals. Students are encouraged to become members of professional associations and the Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND).
Departmental faculty are experienced, dedicated, and highly qualified. They have worked in a wide range of settings within the profession and are active leaders and participants in community service and professional associations. Departmental faculty have identified quality teaching and the success of every student as their highest priorities.