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Food and Nutrition

Undergraduate programs

Undergraduate Programs

Get to the heart of good health with a food and nutrition degree. The growing need for nutritionists and dietitians assures you a dynamic career in healthcare and related fields.

BS in Nutrition/Dietetics Track 
BS in Nutrition/Culinary Dietetics Track
BS in Nutrition/Nutrition Track

For current students

Graduate programs

Graduate Programs

Advance your food and nutrition credentials and enter a new sphere of career possibilities. Practice in health-centric fields or enhance your work in other areas, such as communications, marketing, or hospitality management. 

MS in Food and Nutrition
Dietetic Internship Program

Dual Enrollment in Two Programs

For current students


Meet the Department Faculty!

The food and nutrition faculty introduction videos are just one click away! Watch all of them to see that we are:

  • student-centered
  • community-oriented
  • evidence-based
  • application-directed, and
  • focused on your future!

Click here to meet the Food and Nutrition faculty!

Visit Us!

During the fall or spring semester, come to visit on a Friday when we have a program prepared with you in mind. Contact the IUP Admissions Office to arrange a 1:00 p.m. campus tour, and e-mail me so you can sit in on an undergraduate nutrition class, meet some Food and Nutrition students, and talk with me. We look forward to meeting you!

Rita M. Johnson, PhD, RDN, LDN
Department Chair


Community Services from Food and Nutrition 

Community Nutrition Services 

Nutrition Connection

Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics

Sports Performance Nutrition Services

Eating for Two—Meals, That Is!

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Support IUP Food and Nutrition Students

When you make a gift in support of our department, you invest in the world's next generation of leaders. Scholarships and program support create the best possible student experience.

  • Food and Nutrition Department
  • Ackerman Hall, Room 102
    911 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4440
  • Fax: 724-357-3007
  • Semester Office Hours
  • Monday–Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.– Noon
  • 1:00–4:30 p.m.