Students in this program will be able to apply cutting-edge information in food, nutrition, food service management and wellness to enhance dietetics practice; think independently and critically to evaluate and apply new research concepts and theories to advance the profession of dietetics; understand public policy and current systems of health care delivery with particular reference to the role of the dietitian; and advance the profession of dietetics by contributing to evidence-based practice.


Many dietitians work in healthcare facilities or public health settings including:

  • hospitals
  • extended care facilities
  • private practice
  • programs for the elderly
  • noncommercial and commercial foodservice operations


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.The didactic program in dietetics at K-State is currently granted continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association).

Program taught in:
  • English
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