Department of Public & Allied Health

The Department of Public and Allied Health has a number of major programs, including Applied Health Science, Dietetics, Medical Laboratory Science and Public Health. In addition, the Applied Health Science program also offers specializations in Health Science, Health Care Administration, and Respiratory Care. There is also a Public Health Minor.

Food & Nutrition Programs

  • Dietetics: an interdisciplinary science that studies the application of the principles of human nutrition and foods.
  • Dietetic Internship Program: provides a pathway that allows students to become a Registered Dietitian (RD).
  • Master of Food and Nutrition: for students who have a baccalaureate degree in a food, nutrition, or a related field and have an interest in the advanced study of food and nutrition.
  • Nutrition Sciences: research-oriented degree and provides excellent preparation for admission to professional schools, such as medicine or dentistry.

Medical Laboratory Science

This profession is devoted to the diagnosis and management of illness by analysis of blood, body fluids, and tissues within a laboratory setting.