- 1177 E. 4th Street
Shantz Building #309
Tucson, AZ 85721
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The NSC Department offers the Bachelor of Science with a major in Nutritional Sciences. Two specializations (Dietetics and Nutrition) are offered under this major. The undergraduate major in Food Science was phased out in 1993.
NSC has a very strong undergraduate Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) that is fully approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE), the accrediting agency of the American Dietetics Association (ADA). The Dietetics specialization prepares students to apply for Dietetic Internships to become Registered Dietitians (RD). RD's work in governmental agencies, industry, and in health care facilities as administrative and clinical dietitians, food service managers, and nutritional consultants.
The Nutrition specialization prepares students for graduate and professional schools, for careers in the food and food supplement industries, and for technical positions in nutrition research. Since 1989, our students have been accepted by medical schools at Arizona, Oregon, Baylor, Chicago, Mayo Clinic, Creighton, UC-Davis, Penn State, Wisconsin-Madison, and Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Students have also been accepted to pharmacy schools, dental schools, naturopathic medical schools, physician assistant programs and a wide variety of graduate programs in nutrition, public health and biochemistry. The M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with a major in Nutritional Sciences are administered by the Department of Nutritional Sciences. The Master