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​Nutrition & Dietetics Program

The Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences (FNES) of Queens College, City University of New York offers a Didactic Program in Dietetics through the undergraduate program in Nutrition and Dietetics. This program is based on the standards of Education of the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the goals of the FNES Department.

The curriculum consists of 24 classes (80 credits) including biology, chemistry, psychology, food science, nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, food service management, nutrition counseling, research methods, life cycle and community nutrition. Upon completion of the curriculum and earning a bachelor’s degree (B.S. Nutrition and Dietetics) students will be eligible to start a ACEND approved Dietetic Internship for which they have applied and been accepted into.  


Accreditation Status

The Nutrition and Dietetics program was reaccredited on January 29, 2016 by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 120 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606 (phone# 312/899-0040, ext. 5400).

Program Mission

The Queens College Nutrition and Dietetics program prepares students to think critically and solve problems within the context of nutrition and dietetics for entry into supervised practice programs that lead to eligibility for the Commission on Dietetic Registration credentialing exam to become registered dietitian nutritionists, and for entry into graduate studies and careers enhancing the nutrition health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities in an increasingly global society.  


Program Goals and Objective

Program outcome data are available upon request.




 

 Program Director

 
Patricia Miner Ph.D, R.D., C.D.N.
Nutrition and Dietetics Program Director​
(718) 997-4475
patricia.miner@qc.cuny.edu
 

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