Coordinated dietetics program for all offered degrees with immediate internship placement
With the unique program offerings, students can obtain their Masters in Public Health or Masters in Science and complete their required 1290 hours of didactic internships around the world, from Southern California to Africa.
Only doctoral-level training in Southern California
Our department offers the only doctoral degree in Nutrition in Southern California. Our doctoral alumni are well represented in Nutrition departments across Southern California Universities.
Be a part of the future of Nutrition
According to the Association of Schools of Public Health's latest report, The LLU School of Public Health Department of Nutrition ranks 2nd and 3rd in the nation for the number of enrolled and graduating Public Health Nutrition students, respectively.
Premier center on Nut Research
We are a leading research group on nuts and health. In 1993, Dr. Joan Sabaté, the Chair of the Department of Nutrition, was the first to find the link between consumption of nuts and protection against heart disease. These findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In 2010, Dr. Sabaté's pooled-analysis of 25 nut consumption trials was published in the Internal Archives of Medicine. Dr. Sabaté's research is well-respected and awarded in the academic and scientific arenas. more>>
Experts in Vegetarian Nutrition
The LLU Department of Nutrition has produced the International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN), every five years since 1987. The 2008 meeting had over 700 in attendance from over 40 countries, providing our students with networking opportunities with some of the leading minds in vegetarian nutrition. Our department also provides unique course offerings to students on vegetarian nutrition. more>>