The Keiser University Dietetics and Nutrition Coordinated Program offers a concentration in Medical Nutrition Therapy at the Lakeland, Pembroke Pines and Port St. Lucie Campuses. The program concentration in Health Promotion Disease Prevention is offered at the Melbourne Campus.
Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and Nutrition combines clinical evaluation, community concerns, and food service management into a profession long valued for its service to individuals and the community at large and focused on proper nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases. The Coordinated Program in Dietetics is unique since the didactic instruction is integrated with the supervised practice. Following graduation, students are eligible to take the Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) examination. Upon successful completion of this exam, the RD/RDN is eligible for licensure in Florida or any other state that licenses dietitians/nutritionists.
The mission of the coordinated program in Dietetics and Nutrition is to provide a comprehensive baccalaureate program, inclusive of a high quality didactic curriculum and supervised practice, preparing students for entry-level practice as Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in a diverse environment demonstrating professionalism, leadership, and a commitment to service community needs.
- Recruit, retain, and prepare a diverse population of students for successful careers as Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in a variety of settings.
- Instill graduates with a commitment to professionalism, leadership, and service to the community while working as Registered Dietitians/ Registered Dietitian Nutritionists.