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Concordia College at Moorhead (Nutrition Dietetics Program)




Concordia’s liberal arts curriculum that helps students acquire effective communication and organizational skills, and to enjoy working as a member of a creative team, are an added dimension to a food/nutrition degree and is highly valued.

The Didactic Program in Dietetics at Concordia College has been granted Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education of the American Dietetic Association, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 800/877-1600 Ext 5400

The demand for food/nutrition graduates is increasing with continued interest in healthy lifestyles. The May 2006 issue of Money Magazine listed nutrition/dietetics as one of the top careers for the future. The 2007 Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the US Department of Labor, stated that the outlook for dietitians and nutritionists is identified as growing faster than the national average.Today’s food/nutrition graduates are employed by industry, government agencies, medical or research facilities, in clinical practice, communication, education, management or sales.

• Students have the opportunity for international travel and study abroad programs to explore a variety of topics of interest to health professionals.
• Students in our nutrition laboratories receive individual attention and use up-to-date facilities and equipment.
• Faculty have specialties and professional experience in food, nutrition and dietetics.
• An active Student Dietetic Association invites expert speakers to campus every month who represent different career options for food/nutrition graduates.
• Our students have opportunities to:
— attend local and state meetings of the American Dietetic Association;
— present research projects at professional meetings; and
— work with health professionals on and off campus.
• Concordia’s acclaimed liberal arts curriculum enables students to develop skills in thinking analytically and reflectively, as well as develop their ability to write and speak with clarity and precision.

The Dietetics Program
• Concordia graduates are successful in being selected for dietetic internships.
• The program classrooms and labs feature up-to-date equipment and are well-designed within the Concordia Science Center.
• Students take courses in physical and biological sciences, behavior and social sciences, nutrition, food-systems management and communications.
• Students may combine a food/nutrition and dietetics degree with a related major or minor such as biology, business, psychology or chemistry.
• Faculty have worked in careers related to food/nutrition before joining the staff at Concordia. Their experiences include working in institutional management, clinical dietetics and community dietetics.




School name:Concordia College at MoorheadNutrition Dietetics Program
Address:901 8th St. S
Zip & city:MN 56562 Minnesota
Phone:(218) 299-4000
Web:http://www.cord.edu/dept/splash/food_nutrition/
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