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Arizona State University

This information was posted on March 01, 2010

ADDRESS
Street Address: 
6950 E. Williams Field Rd.
City: 
Mesa
State: 
Arizona
Postal Code: 
85212
Country: 
United States
PROGRAM DETAILS
Program Types: 
Nutrition
Dietetics
--Other Program Types: 
Nutrition Communnication
Degrees Offered: 
Bachelors
PhD
Alternative Learning Options: 
Part-time
Year Program Established: 
1900
Average Length of Program: 
4 Years
Students May Begin Program in: 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Prerequisites: 
None
Program Philosophy: 
Our mission is to provide students with a comprehensive, rigorous academic core of knowledge and professional skills to ensure future success in their chosen endeavors. Goals: * Provide a rigorous and complete undergraduate and graduate education that is not only based on the scientific foundations of nutrition, but also prepares the student with strong writing skills, computer literacy, interpretive expertise, problem solving skills and research experience; * Ensure that graduates of the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) have met the entry-level knowledge requirements as defined by the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and are able to successfully compete for and complete an accredited Dietetic Internship, as well as pass the Registration Examination for Dietitians; * Provide the opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to gain practical work experience in their chosen field or specialization while providing community service to various agencies and organizations within the metropolitan area; * Recognize and adequately prepare undergraduate students interested in pursing a graduate or professional program of study; and * Recognize and adequately prepare undergraduate students planning careers in food/nutrition-related positions in management, sales, marketing and production.
Program Director's Name and Credentials: 
Carol Johnston, PhD, RD
COST, CAREERS & CONTACT
Total Program Costs: 
$5,000-$10,000
--Detail on Program Costs: 
Varies by residency
Student Loans Available?: 
Yes
Scholarships, Grants, or Stipends Available?: 
Yes
Accreditation(s): 
Other
--Other Accreditations: 
Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics of ADA
Graduates entitled to sit for which certification or licensing exams?: 
RD
Program Contact Name: 
Carol Johnston
Program Contact Telephone Number: 
480 727-1713
Program Contact Email: