Dietetics



Dietetics at UW-Stevens Point

The dietetics program at UW-Stevens Point provides the skills and information you need to become a professionally recognized food and nutrition expert and assist others to make food choices that will help prevent and treat illnesses. Our emphasis areas include:
  • Clinical Dietetics
  • Community Nutrition
  • Food Service Management
  • Nutrition Education
  • Public Health
  • Sustainable Food Systems
The UW-Stevens Point dietetics program has a five-year pass rate of 92 percent on the national RD exam and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), an affiliate for the professional organization, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Explore Career Opportunities in Dietetics

Courses focusing on medical nutrition therapy, nutritional counseling, community programs, sustainable food systems and foodservice management will give you a broad base of knowledge and prepare you to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) with a range of career choices in areas such as:
  • medical nutrition therapy
  • education
  • community programs
  • administration, consulting
  • sustainable food systems
  • public health
  • research
  • corporate wellness
  • agribusiness
  • food-service management
  • food technology
Students majoring in dietetics also have the opportunity to apply for early admission into two related graduate programs for a combined bachelor’s and master’s degrees (3+2):

Get Involved on Campus

The Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND) is designed for students interested in gaining practical experience in nutrition and dietetics. Membership gives you many opportunities to gain hands-on experience in hospitals, schools and the community. It also helps you build professional skills, and network with students, alumni and local professionals. SAND also provides funding for students to attend annual conferences of the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the national Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition.

Gain Experience Outside the Classroom

Our program owns and operates the CPS Café that serves as our Food Service Management lab and challenges you to incorporate local foods into recipes. The CPS Café gives you the chance to learn all aspects of food-service operation and environmentally-friendly management.

Meet Your Dietetics Professors

The faculty and staff members of the School of Health Promotion and Human Development are committed to developing professionals who study, promote and model lifelong wellness for individuals, families and communities, building a stronger, healthier community.

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