The Department of Dietetics & Nutrition is proud to prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed to build a healthier society. The field of dietetics is dynamic and continuously evolving as more research is conducted on the relationships between food, nutrition, human health and disease. It is the reason we foster a synergistic approach to dietetics and nutrition. We not only conduct evidence-based research but also provide community service by promoting healthier lifestyles through better nutrition across diverse populations.
The mission of the Department of Dietetics & Nutrition is to prepare practitioners and applied researchers in dietetics, food, and nutrition to build a healthier society.
Our objectives focus on three synergistic areas:
Employment is predicted to grow in the health care industry faster than the average for all occupations through 2020. With greater emphasis on preventive health care and improved dietary habits, expected job growth in Dietetics & Nutrition is great.
Source: US labor statistics and projections. American of Nutrition & Dietetics.
Department of Dietetics & Nutrition
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, AHC5 312
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199