College of Public Health Guidebooks
Important Catalog Information
Due to the planned consolidation during the summer of 2020, of the University of South Florida, the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, into a single university with a fully aligned and integrated curriculum and a single set of academic policies and procedures, any undergraduate or graduate student who matriculates at one of the three USF institutions on or after May 18, 2020, will adhere to the curricula, policies, and procedures described in the 2020-21 USF undergraduate or graduate catalog, respectively.
Concentration: Nutrition and Dietetics (Code: NUD)
The MPH in Public Health with a Concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics is offered by the College of Public Health. This concentration is available to those accepted into an ACEND accredited dietetic internship or Registered Dietitians with 2 years or more experience. The University of South Florida (USF) Dietetic Internship is an integrated dietetic internship and MPH program. The dietetic internship will give you the knowledge, practical skill and professional values you need to meet the standards of education and core competencies for registered dietitians established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The internship's concentration area is population health and service. It integrates a Master’s in Public Health, concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics, with supervised practice in a planned progression of learning activities designed to advance your ability to function as a leader in your profession, as an advocate for better health for diverse members of society and a compassionate provider of nutrition care and education. An international experience is incorporated in the final semester of the internship. The USF dietetic internship is committed to the enhancement of quality of life for individuals, communities and global societies through service and through the nourishment of body and spirit.
The USF Dietetic Internship is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
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Program of Study
If you have questions on your program, please contact your Academic Advisor.
If you are a current student, you may access your Degree Works planner (you may also access Degree Works from my.usf.edu or OASIS. You may view your current progress in Archivum at usf.appiancloud.com/. (See Archivum instructions.)
If you are not a current student, or want to view program requirements from a different catalog year please use these sources:
- 2020/21 USF catalog MPH planner or COPH catalog section
- 2019/20 USF catalog MPH planner or COPH catalog section
- Any prior year please view the USF Graduate Catalog Archives
There may be circumstances in which a student may need to change their catalog year. This must be initiated through a discussion with your academic advisor. Details regarding USF policy on changing catalog year can be found at https://catalog.usf.edu/content.php?catoid=12&navoid=1375#students-major-degree-requirements.
Current Competencies (beginning fall 2017)
Please refer to the full list of graduate advisors available on the MPH Graduate Advising page.