Culinary Nutrition and Food Equity For Human Health
Our nation is burdened by high rates of nutrition related chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, overweight and obesity. Pace University’s nutrition and dietetics program is designed to help students address these challenges head on by learning how to teach people to prepare healthful, delicious foods as well as to improve access to healthful, affordable food for everyone.
Why Study Nutrition And Dietetics At Pace
Complete Your Degree And Internship In 2 Years
Simultaneously complete both a Master’s degree and the 1000 hours of supervised practice (internship) required to receive your verification statement and sit for the Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist (RDN) exam - No need to apply separately for internship or participate in DICAS match.
Gain experience in a wide variety of practice settings located throughout the tristate area to get a feel for which career path is the best fit for you. Coordinated program model allows you to apply your classroom knowledge in clinical, community and culinary settings immediately to help reinforce the learning process.
Unique Program Concentrations
Two unique program concentrations - Culinary Nutrition and Food Policy/Justice - with themes that are embedded in classroom learning, supervised practice experiences and capstone projects.
Become An Authority On Nutrition
The Centers for Disease Control states that over 2/3 of the U.S. population can be classified as overweight or obese, and a full 1/3 of U.S. adults are obese. Obesity contributes to numerous chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, cancer and many more. Our program focuses on the power of prevention and food as medicine. We believe that by giving students the knowledge and skills to work in these key areas of nutrition we will enable tomorrow’s RDNs to help people eat well, prevent and reduce chronic disease and promote longevity.
Here, You'll Learn By Doing
Gain experience through supervised practice in sites such as farm-to-table restaurants, K-12 school food programs, hospital food service operations, food pantries, Federally Qualified Health Centers, regional hospital systems, community hospitals, private practice settings, long-term care facilities and much more.
Join an Information Session
Pace University's Office of Graduate Admission hosts virtual information sessions throughout the academic year. Learn more about the MS in Nutrition and Dietetics, what Pace University has to offer and what it takes to apply.