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MPH in Nutrition (Coordinated Program in Dietetics)

MPH NutritionProgram Director - Celine Heskey

Units Cost per Unit LLU Quarterly Fee Average Completion Time
57 $880 $798

2.25-3 years
(9 quarters)

2016-2017 MPH Nutrition-Coordinated Program in Dietetics Catalog
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MPH Nutrition with coordinated program in Dietetics

The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree curriculum in nutrition and dietetics enables students to meet the didactic and supervised practice requirements for registration eligibility in dietetics. The purpose of registration is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by encouraging high standards of performance by persons practicing in nutrition and dietetics.

Students in the M.P.H. or Dr.P.H. degree curricula may establish eligibility to write the registration examination to become a registered dietitian
(RD) by completing this program. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), http://www.eatrightpro.org/. 


I am very grateful for the professors at LLUSPH who challenge me and provide continual learning opportunities. They care for their students beyond academics and encourage us to be the best versions of ourselves in all aspects.

–Briana Hewitt, MPH-RD Nutrition student


Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of the MPH in Nutrition with coordinated program in dietetics, you will be able to:
• Integrate their knowledge of biological mechanisms underlying the effect of food and nutrients on health to the solution of public health problems.

• Function independently and collaboratively as leader or member of a team to plan, manage, and evaluate community-based nutrition promotion activities.

• Critically analyze studies and apply findings to nutrition interventions.

• Scrutinize public policies and processes related to food and nutrition and explore their impact on health outcomes.

• Articulate the role of vegetarian dietary practices on human health, the environment, and ecology.

• Demonstrate effectiveness in the nutritional care process consistent with competencies defined by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

• Apply systems management and use of resources to the provision of nutritional services.
 

MPH Nutrition

Program Director - Celine Heskey

Units Cost per Unit LLU Quarterly Fee Average Completion Time
57 $880 $798

2-3 years 
(8 quarters)

2016-2017 MPH Nutrition Catalog Learn More Apply Now
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The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree Nutrition Program provides specialized training in community nutrition within the multidisciplinary public health programs offered by the School of Public Health (SPH). The program is designed to train professionals to assume leadership positions in assessing community nutrition needs; and in planning, directing, and evaluating the nutrition component of health promotion and disease- prevention efforts.

Public health nutritionists work in a variety of settings in government and voluntary agencies, public and private community health centers, ambulatory care clinics, schools, industries, private practice, and specialized community health projects. They function as directors and administrators of nutrition programs, nutrition care providers, advocates, educators, counselors, consultants, and researchers.


Alumna & SPH instructor Krystal Gheen talks Nutrition


Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of the MPH in Nutrition, you will be able to:
• Integrate their knowledge of biological mechanisms underlying the effect of food and nutrients on health to the solution of public health problems.

• Function independently and collaboratively as leader or member of a team to plan, manage, and evaluate community-based nutrition promotion activities.

• Critically analyze studies and apply findings to nutrition interventions.

• Scrutinize public policies and processes related to food and nutrition and explore their impact on health outcomes.

• Articulate the role of vegetarian dietary practices on human health, the environment, and ecology.