Nov 12, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: The Beaver College of Health Sciences

M. Margaret Barth, Chair

John Arrowood Laura H. McArthur Trent J. Spaulding
K. Lanae Ball Elizabeth S. McGrady Kyle L. Thompson
Melissa M. Bryan Paul B. Moore David R. Williams
Alisha R. Farris Susan D. Roggenkamp  
Melissa D. Gutschall Martin M. Root  
Sarah R. Jordan Thomas K. Ross  
Sandi J. Lane Manan Roy  
Lisa S. McAnulty James C. Sokell  

Nutrition and Health Care Management is concerned with the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. The two areas have a specific focus and prepare entry level professionals who can demonstrate competency and function effectively in their chosen career.

The Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management offers the following:

Nutrition and Foods - Dietetics Concentration, BS  
Nutrition and Foods - Foodsystems Management Concentration, BS  
Health Care Management, BS  
Nutrition and Foods Minor  
Health Care Management Minor  
Master of Science in Nutrition (841A/51.3101)
Master of Health Administration (855*/51.0701) with a concentration in Information Systems
Master of Health Administration (855*/51.0701) with a concentration in Leadership

Nutrition is concerned with food quality, safety and adequacy; nutrition and diet; and the effective management of foodsystems. The Nutrition and Foods, Dietetics concentration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Upon graduation, the student is qualified for an accredited Dietetic Internship. The Nutrition and Foods, Foodsystems Management concentration prepares students for management positions in various foodsystems, including restaurants, hotels, nonprofit organizations, and institutional foodservice - schools, hospitals and colleges. Students in both concentrations - Dietetics and Foodsystems Management - complete internships.  Dietetics students complete a 300 hour internship in one or more of the areas of clinical, community, and/or foodservice.  Those in Foodsystems Management complete a 400 hour internship in one food service operation.

Health Care Management prepares students for entry level administrative or management jobs in health delivery organizations (such as hospitals, physician’s offices, long-term care facilities or outpatient centers), health-related government agencies or other businesses that support health care delivery (insurers, medical suppliers, pharmaceutical companies, etc.) As a component of the degree requirements, students will complete an internship of 300 hours in a health care or health-related organization where the student can apply principles and knowledge gained in the classroom setting. The Health Care Management degree is certified nationally by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.


    Bachelor of ScienceMinor


      Health Care ManagementNutrition

      Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: The Beaver College of Health Sciences