Mission

The mission of the undergraduate program in Human Nutrition and Food is to provide quality dietetic education that enhances the students’ total development, and provide an avenue toward the eligibility of students becoming registered dietitians.

Students will possess the knowledge and competencies required to enter into dietetic internships, successfully complete graduate nutrition and related programs and enter into entry level positions in the nutrition profession, thus meeting the needs of the residents of Texas and the nation. The degree plan emphasizes the significance of lifelong learning, individual development, problem solving, critical thinking and decision making. Graduates are encouraged to utilize their professional preparation and personal potential to improve the health of individuals and families throughout the life cycle.

The Didactic Program in Dietetics at Prairie View A&M University is currently on probationary status:

Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE) the accrediting agency for the American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza Suite 2000
Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995
Tel: 800-877-1600

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