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Degree Programs


Program Overview:

The Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist is a nationally recognized health professional that specializes in the promotion and integration of proper nutrition practices. The RD works with individuals and groups from diverse cultures with varying concerns to help them make positive lifestyle changes. There are many employment opportunities in food and nutrition for the Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, each differing by target population, level of expertise, and primary location. Some career options include:

  • Clinical Dietetics
  • Community Nutrition
  • Food Service Management
  • Business and Industry
  • Private Practice/Consultation
  • Research
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Working in dietetics offers a rewarding career with a promising future.

Appreciation for the profession is growing, translating into a greater need for and utilization of nutrition experts in health promotion practices throughout the country. For more information on the RD, visit

Cal Poly Pomona’s online Master of Science, Dietetics is a comprehensive program taught by faculty with years of industry know-how and research experience. Classes are based on a practical learn by doing approach which ensures that upon completion of the program you will have the knowledge and skills to be a successful Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

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Spring 2022 November 1, 2021 December 1, 2021
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