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Coordinated Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S. and M.A.)

Prepare for a Career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Are you passionate about health and nutrition? Does helping others achieve their health and nutrition related goals excite you? If so, the coordinated program in nutrition and dietetics (CP) with a master of arts in health advancement and promotion may be a perfect fit. Whether you are a first-time college student, transfer student, or already have a degree, our program has a pathway for you to complete the requirements to qualify for credentialing as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) through one seamless program.  

DPD graduates can join us to complete graduate coursework and supervised practice and finish the program in just 5 semesters (includes summers). Please see the information below specific to the DPD graduate application process for more information. 

Program Highlights

  • Accelerated program format offers a faster track to graduation with both a B.S. and M.A.  
  • Experiencedfaculty who provide an inclusive classroom environment where students feel comfortable, valued and supported.  
  • Experiential learning (internship) experience occurs under supervision of experienced RDNs to gain professional experience in a variety of career settings  
  • Small class sizes to allow for personalized instruction and support. Our student-to-teacher ratio is unmatched by any other program in the area. 
  • Proactive advising provides guidance and support to students in managing academic goals and personal challenges. 

 The Fontbonne University Coordinated Program in Nutrition and Dietetics is currently granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606, 312-899- 400. 

Credentialing and Careers in Dietetics

Program Completion Requirements

Contact Us

For more information on the coordinated program, please contact Dena French, program director, at or fill out this interest form and we will get in touch with you!  

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