Hands-on Experience - Outstanding Field Experiences & Labs  Small Classes - Registered Dietetic Instructors

Our Program

The first step to become a registered dietitian is a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics at UW-Stout! Our faculty of experienced registered dietitians will prepare you for the second and third steps: an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited internship and passing the National Registration Examination for Dietitians. 

Our graduates work as professional dieticians and practitioners in health sciences, sports, food industry, and foodservice areas of nutrition at hospitals, community agencies, and various government and private organizations. UW-Stout's dietetics program challenges you with experiential learning in the classroom and 320 hours of field experience. Our students graduate with skills and knowledge in:

  • Clinical and community nutrition
  • Food science and production
  • Lifespan and sports nutrition
  • Nutrition counseling and education
  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Advance physiology and behavior
  • Food service administration

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  Karen Ostenso
  Program Director

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