Seawolf Advisory!

Good news, Seawolves! The Administration/Humanities Building is officially open for normal business and classes as of Monday, Oct. 14. Thanks to faculty and staff for their flexibility working from temporary locations and students for their flexibility attending courses in alternate classrooms.

Special thanks to our amazing Facilities and Campus Services team and partners AMC Engineers, Vannoy Electric, North Form and Lake View for their work to get the building back up and running so quickly. 

Dietetics & Nutrition

Program Overview

UAA's Dietetics and Nutrition Program is a statewide education program that meets the growing needs of the dietetics and nutrition industry. This nationally accredited program trains entry-level, registered dietitian nutritionists, and community nutrition and nutrition science professionals throughout Alaska. Using an array of online and campus based courses, the UAA Dietetics and nutrition program offers a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, a minor in Nutrition, and one area of graduate study, the Dietetic Internship.

What is a dietitian?

Registered dietitian nutritionists are healthcare professionals who provide medical nutrition therapy and consultant services in health care and wellness settings.

To be successful in their field, RDN's need a strong science foundation along with courses in management, clinical and community nutrition, food science, communication, counseling, therapeutic nutrition, and nutrition for the lifespan.

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