The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The University’s undergraduate program in nutrition is part of the Accelerated Dietetics program for students who wish to become registered dietitians. Upon completion of the program, students graduate with a bachelor of science (B.S.) in nutrition and a master of science (M.S) in dietetics, which is required in order to sit for the Dietetic Registration National Examination to earn registered dietitian (RD) credential.
Note: The University also offers a bachelor of science in nutrition and wellness for students who wish to work in nutrition and wellness settings but do not wish to obtain registered dietitian (RD) credentials.
Upon successful completion of the Accelerated Dietetics Program, graduates will have earned a bachelor of science (B.S.) in nutrition and a master of science (M.S) in dietetics, which is required in order to sit for the Dietetic Registration National Examination to earn registered dietitian (RD) credential.
Job placement rates, as well as opportunities for rapid advancement, are excellent for dietitians including positions in acute care facilities, long-term care facilities, community agencies, food service administration, school food service, college/university food service, military food service, consulting private practice, and a wide variety of other settings.
In addition, the Dietetics Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.
In addition, the Department of Applied Health Sciences offers a variety of scholarships and awards. Scholarships are also offered by local, state, and national dietetics associations.
The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.