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What will I learn?

The Lamar University Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition - Dietetics Track will prepare and qualify you to apply for and complete an ACEND-accredited internship program (IP) in nutrition and dietetics. You'll take courses in general nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, community nutrition, nutrition through the life cycle, nutritional biochemistry, food science and food service management.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition - Dietetics Track at Lamar University is accredited through ACEND, the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. After successfully completing the IP and passing the registration exam, you will become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

Career Paths

Students who study under the Nutrition and Dietetics faculty at Lamar are preparing for a career that Money magazine recently rated as one of the top 3 “jobs for saving the world.” Demand has been and will continue to be significant, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated that the job market in this area should grow about 7-13% over the next 5-7 years. In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills required toward the goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Alternatively, Nutrition is a flexible degree plan designed for you if you wish to tailor your study to meet a variety of career goals.

Which department am I in?

College of Education and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$22,734.00 per year
USD $11,367 for 12 plus hours
Start date

Expected August 2023

Venue

College of Education and Human Development

BEAUMONT,

Texas,

77710, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

For international students

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

English language requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet Based Total: 71
  • TOEFL Computer Based Total: 197
  • TOEFL Paper Based Total: 527
  • IELTS Total: 6.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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