Dietetics and Nutrition Didactic Program, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Public Health and Social Work

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

Completion of Didactic Program (DPD) enables students to receive a Didactic Program Verification Statement and apply to accredited Dietetic Internships to be eligible to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

Admission Requirements

Didactic Program

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

Wages & Employment Trends for Registered Dietitians:

Florida Median income $52,700
Florida rate of growth +13%
National Median wages $55,200
National Projected growth +21%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1031.00

Contact Information

Joan A. Marn, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.N.
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics, and Clinical Instructor
Department of Dietetics & Nutrition
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC5 308
Miami, FL 33199
Main Office & Appointments: 305-348-2878
Fax: 305-348-1996
Email: jmarn@fiu.edu
http://stempel.fiu.edu/academics/dietetics-and-nutrition/advising/undergraduate-advising/index.html