Nutritional Sciences

Nutritional Sciences Degrees

Nutritional Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science degree with two options: Dietetics option and Allied Health option.  The Didactic Program in Dietetics prepares a student to become a Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, the nutrition experts in healthcare, and a profession projected to grow by 21% in the next ten years.  The Allied Health option within the Nutritional Sciences program will allow student to utilize this bachelor degree to meet prerequisites for a variety of health professional programs, such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiologic therapy, dental hygiene, and physician assistant.

Nutritional Sciences Minor

The Nutritional Sciences Minor complements many majors.  The minor is a strong addition for students interested in health fields and students in other majors who are interested in nutrition, food studies, and health.  The Nutritional Sciences minor provides students with a foundation of knowledge in nutritional sciences, food studies, food systems, and population health.  Students will examine food and nutrition practices and polices that affect sustainable diets and long term health.

*Students with a minor in Nutritional Sciences have not completed the necessary course work required to apply to ACEND - accredited Dietetic Internships nor take the Registered Dietitian (RD) examination.

*The Nutritional Sciences minor is not an option for students majoring in Nutritional Sciences.

*See NSU course catalog for specific course information regarding the Nutritional Sciences minor.

Degree Available at

  • Tahlequah

Student Spotlight

Check back for information on some of our recent graduates in the Nutritional Sciences program at NSU.