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Bachelor's Degree in Human Biology:
Nutrition & Dietetics Emphasis

Transform Health
Through Nutrition

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Join a Cutting-Edge Program

As one of the nation's leading nutrition programs, we can help your career thrive.

Nutrition and dietetics is an exciting, growing field which uses food as medicine to promote health and prevent and heal disease throughout the lifespan. You'll study nutrients at the molecular level, analyze current nutrition research, learn how to educate the public and solidify culinary skills.

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With evidence-based education on the cutting edge of treatment and prevention, our program gives you the tools to transform health.

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In-Demand

The field of nutrition has a hearty outlook – in fact, the job growth for dietitians is projected to continue growing at a healthy rate of 7% through 2031.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Valuable

Our program is loaded with opportunities and innovative education without breaking the bank.

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PLEASE NOTE! Starting January 1, 2024, if you want to become a registered dietitian nutritionist, you will need to have a master's degree. More Details

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Right here at UW-Green Bay.

We offer a seamless path for your career in nutrition. You can complete your entire pathway and become a registered dietitian by enrolling in our program. There’s even an accelerated track to save you time and money with a path to complete the entire program (a bachelor’s, master’s and RDN) in 5.5 years or less.

About Nutrition & Dietetics
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Whet Your Appetite

Our program has a history of success: 85% of graduates find nutrition-based positions within six months of graduation, and we boast a 98.3% pass rate on the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist exam.

Award Worthy

In 2021, our program won the Regents Award, which honors exceptional service and commitment to education across the entire UW system.

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Supervised Practice

The quality and rigor of our bachelor's program help you take the next step on your nutrition career path to gain the skills necessary to take the registered dietitian nutritionist exam.

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Learn By Doing

You’ll learn using the latest equipment and techniques, including a new culinary medicine lab in the STEM Innovation Center. Our network of community partners also provides students with course practicums, internships and employment opportunities.

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Our Recipe

Understand what our program is all about, including accreditation requirements as defined by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®). You can also read the student handbook to learn more about our nutrition program – consider it your recipe for success.

Jasmine Ditter, RDN, CD

Community
Connections

"UW-Green Bay has a vast amount of community connections, and through that network, I was able to participate in volunteer opportunities through a local cancer center, the one I work at now, and really pursue and refine my passion for Oncology Nutrition."

Jasmine Ditter, RDN, CD
Clinical Oncology Dietitian | HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Cancer Centers

Accreditation

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (DPD), is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Our program adheres to the knowledge, skills and competencies put forth by ACEND®, which ensures the quality and continued improvement of nutrition and dietetics education programs.

Last Accreditation 2011; Next Accreditation 2022

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®)
120 S Riverside Plaza Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 899-0040 ext 5400
https://www.eatrightpro.org/acend
Professional Licensure

A number of programs at UW-Green Bay require licensure and/or certifications in order to practice in the field. We’re proud to provide students with the education background and foundations required to pursue these dynamic and essential careers. Using the Professional Licensure Table, you can review professional licensure and certification requirements, for both Wisconsin and all other states. If you have questions about licensure, academic programs or career paths, please contact us at 920-465-2111.

Professor Sara Wagner

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Meet Professor Sara Wagner, director for the human biology nutrition and dietetics emphasis. She values experiential learning, making extensive use of live patient case studies and simulations in her courses. If you have question, get in touch with her!

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