Offering career preparation in dietetics that includes clinical nutrition, food and
nutrition management, community nutrition, and consultation and business practice.
Dietitians are known as the food and nutrition experts. A degree in dietetics will prepare you for many career directions and opportunities. Dietitians are able to use their skills to help individuals achieve better health with nutritional intervention. Dietitians have diverse employment opportunities such as hospitals and other health care settings, government agencies, the military, schools and universities, food industries, public health and wellness programs, sports nutrition, businesses, health coaching organizations, private consulting practice and communications.
The mission of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Murray State University is to prepare graduates for successful entry into a dietetic internship and for roles as nutrition and food experts in their communities by fostering critical thinking, effective communication, cultural competency, and a commitment to lifelong learning through evidence-based practices, innovative education, and experiential learning.