Both programs prepare students for the next step in becoming a registered dietitian or nutritionist RDN. The undergraduate program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics and prepares students to apply for a dietetic internship.
The WVU Dietetic Internship is a two-year combined master’s and internship in dietetics. To be considered for admission to the program, students must complete at least a bachelor’s degree and the ACEND coursework requirements.
The field of dietetics is growing and it's important for students to have a solid foundation in nutrition, chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, food sciences and more. Our students are prepared to work in all areas of dietetics including food systems management, clinical nutrition, community nutrition, sports nutrition, research and many more.
Our faculty is strong and has areas of expertise in community nutrition, food systems and sustainability, clinical nutrition, sports nutrition and food science.