Majors and Programs

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Dietetics - AGLS

The dietetics degree at Iowa State is an accredited science- and health-related program that emphasizes food and nutrition. As a dietetics major you will take courses in nutrient metabolism, community nutrition, counseling and educational methods, medical nutrition therapy, and food service management. You will also have the opportunity to apply for an accredited dietetic internship, which provides supervised practice for qualified students. After completion of the internship you will be eligible for the national registration exam, taken to become a registered dietitian. Registered dietitians are prepared for employment in hospitals and health-care facilities, sports nutrition and wellness programs, business and industry, community and public health settings, education, research, and private practice.

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