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Didactic Program in Dietetics

The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) option is a Bachelor of Science degree program. Students majoring in the DPD are given verification statement(s) signed by the program director when their names appear on the official graduation list. Courses in the curriculum are required so the DPD graduate will have the technical and academic knowledge to successfully compete for placement in a Dietetic Internship program, graduate school or for entry-level jobs. Students who successfully complete the Dietetic Internship will be eligible to take the national registration examination to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). The DPD program at Tuskegee University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-0040 ext 5400.  Http://www.eatright.org/ACEND.  Career opportunity in dietetics includes Registered Dietitian, Clinical Dietitian, Community Dietitian, Food Service Manager, Gerontological Dietitian, Pediatric Dietitian, and Consultant Dietitian.

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Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, 204 Campbell Hall, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088
Phone: 334-727-8162, Fax: 334-727-8493, E-mail: gherdp@mytu.tuskegee.edu