Mission, Goals, and Expected Outcomes

The Internship Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (IPND) originates in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) in the College of Health and Human Services. The FCS Department is characterized by an applied orientation to education using a humanistic approach. Our focus is on students.

The IPND’s Mission is ‘to provide contemporary training of entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists who will become valued leaders in multi-ethnic communities, healthcare programs and food production settings.’