Overview - BS in Food and Nutrition

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Program at a Glance

Delivery Format - Online

Number of Credit Hours - 120

Tuition per Hour - $375

Application Deadline - Applications accepted year round

Fees - $10 undergraduate HES fee (per hour)

Accreditation - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Ranking - Listed #2 as one of the best Bachelor’s in Nutritional Sciences degree programs by TheBestSchools.org for 2019

Other Program Specifics - Major satisfies part of the requirements leading to the registered dietitian credential, a didactic program in dietetics, in which students must apply to after 60 credit hours

Programs, courses and tuition subject to change.

Turn Your Love of Nutrition into a Career, Become an RD Through The University of Alabama

Combine your love of science with a desire to learn and educate others on the importance of human nutrition. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Food and Nutrition field is expected to increase 21 percent from 2012-2022. 

By earning your bachelor's in Food and Nutrition online from The University of Alabama, you are taking the first step toward becoming a registered dietitian. Through this program you will gain an understanding of the relationship between nutrition and human health and be able to apply that knowledge in your career.

This online degree program is one of only three distance learning programs in the United States accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), which makes it perfect for working adults.

Graduates of this program may choose from a variety of places to work including major medical centers, small hospitals, public health settings, community agencies, private consulting firms, higher education, or business and industry.

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