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ACEND Accreditation of Dietetic Program

Tuskegee University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-0040 ext 5400.  Http://                                                             

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The Undergraduate Food Science Program
Approved by the Higher Education Review Board (HERB)
Institute of Food Technologists
525 W. Van Buren Street Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60607                                                                                                           

Welcome to the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences (FNS)

The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences offers Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degrees in Food Science, Nutritional Science, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, and dual degrees in Food Science & Biology or in Nutritional Science & Biology.  It also offers thesis and non-thesis Masters of Science (M.S.) degrees in Food Science or Nutritional Science and is part of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Integrative Biosciences.


The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences' vision is to educate highly competent professionals of all nationalities pursuing career paths or graduate school at either the M.S. or Ph.D. level.


Our mission is to training students in acquiring adequate knowledge, skills and competencies in food and nutritional sciences during integrated classroom instructions, hands-on research and extramural experiential learning opportunities in preparation as professionals in the global economy.


2017 FNS Students Annual Reception
2017 FNS Students Annual Reception
Dr. Stewart, IFT President, with Food Science Students
Dr. Stewart, IFT President, with Food Science Students
during October 2017 Advisory Board (FNSAB) Meeting
FNS News/Events Other Relevant Links

Past Events/Links

  • WORLD FOOD DAY: Sunday October 16, 2016.  "Climate is changing. Food and Agriculture must too".

  • FNS Student Annual Reception was held on September 15, 2016.

  • FNS students (Imena Ezell, Lauriel Stewart, Nemuel Bonner, James Vinson and Chelsea Greer) Won 2nd Place in Product Development of Beverages Competition during the South Eastern Section IFT Spring Meeting on April 11, 2016 at University of Georgia, Griffin.  Azziza Robinson (Undergraduate) and Pricilla Ayine (Graduate) were acknowledged in the Student Leadership Recognition.  

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