The philosophy of the Department of Food and Nutrition’s Dietitian-Nutritionist Program is based on IUP’s commitment to higher education and our vision of the characteristics of the professional of the future. The professional of the future will shape
the food choices and impact the nutritional status of the public by exhibiting:
The mission of the IUP MS in Food and Nutrition, Dietitian-Nutritionist Program (DNP) is to provide graduates with quality opportunities to acquire knowledge and demonstrate skills essential to become competent registered dietitian-nutritionists (RDN)
who advance the profession.
Fulfillment of this mission will support the vision of the IUP DNP, our commitment to prepare graduates who are highly skilled, lifelong learners who meet or exceed entry-level professional competencies.
Graduates will practice effectively as entry-level registered dietitian-nutritionists.
Graduates will use advanced knowledge and skills to elevate evidence-based practice in the profession.
Data relating to program outcomes are available upon request by contacting the DNP director, Jodie Seybold, MS, RDN, LDN at firstname.lastname@example.org.