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BS in Nutrition and Dietetics in the Philippines

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (BSND) is a four-year degree program that teaches students with the principles and procedures of the use of food for therapeutic purposes in the management of persons suffering from a disease. Students of this program are also taught techniques and management of food production, particularly the phases of the foodservice cycle: menu planning, purchasing, receiving, storage and issuance, pre-preparation, production, merchandising and service, food safety, and sanitation and cost control.


Recommended Senior High School Strand

Students who wish to take BS in Nutrition and Dietetics in College are encouraged to take the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) strand under the Academic Track. The strand provides the basics of applied mathematics and sciences that will be useful in their college life.


Subjects and Curriculum

  • Basic Nutrition
  • Nutrition in the Life Stages
  • Nutrition Therapy
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Assessment of Nutritional Status
  • Food and Nutrition Research
  • Nutrition Education

Admission Requirements

Qualifications

  • The student must be a high school graduate. 

However, if they were not able to graduate high school, they may opt to take the Alternative Learning System (ALS) and pass the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) to qualify for college; the availability of courses for PEPT passers depend on the university.

  • The students must pass the College Admissions Test of the university.

Basic Requirements

  • Form 138 - High School Report Card (Original and Photocopy)
  • Recommendation letter from High school principal and guidance counselor
  • Most recent medical and dental health record
  • Copy of NSO Certified birth certificate
  • Certificate of Good moral character
  • Copy of honorable dismissal
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • (1) Latest 2”x2” ID Picture

Program Outcome

Graduates of BS in Nutrition and Dietetics are expected to be able to:

  • Apply nutrition care process in different settings
  • Practice interpersonal skills and leadership
  • Execute community-oriented activities and research
  • Show skills in problem-solving and decision-making to analyze results
  • Have interpersonal skills and leadership in practicing nutrition and dietetics 

On-The-Job Training/Internship

During the fourth year of the program, students are required to attend an On the Job Training (OJT) in hospitals, food service companies, and community health facilities.


Students are given the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in an actual work setting. Usually, universities require them to submit a written report on their tasks, learning experiences, and hours rendered. Their work performance will also be evaluated by their immediate managers and will be submitted to their respective OJT coordinator. The number of hours required may differ in each university.


Board Exam

To become a Registered Nutritionist–Dietitian (RND) in the Philippines, a graduate of BS in Nutrition and Dietetics needs to pass the Nutritionist–Dietitian Licensure Examination. The examination is conducted by the Board of Nutrition and Dietetics under the supervision of the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC). The exam is conducted once a year in the month of July. 


Career Opportunities

Graduates of BS in Nutrition and Dietetics may pursue a career path in hospitals, food service companies, and community health facilities. They may apply as a clinical nutritionist dietitian, gerontological nutritionist dietitian, neonatal nutritionist dietitian, sports and fitness nutritionist, therapeutic nutritionist dietitian, or public health nutritionist.

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Reviews of BS in Nutrition and Dietetics graduates:

R. L.
◈ Studied BS Nutrition and Dietetics
◈ At St. Scholastica's College
◈ Graduated 2014

list bulletWhy did I choose Nutrition and Dietetics: Because this course is a combination of the two things I have a passion in doing, Culinary and Science.

list bulletAbout my college education: "Boichem" is one of the hardest subject that I've taken. But surprisingly, this subject was the most enjoyable part in my college life. It makes me curious in everything until my head aches. Especially when we are in the laboratory, experimenting some chemicals, figuring out why their reaction was different with one another. Other subjects, especially the GEs always gives me a bore because of the traditional and concrete way they are given.

In succeeding this course, you obviously need to have a good knowledge about what you are studying. And by having that knowledge, you need to have discipline and passion in it. You need to strive harder even if you think you have given all. And if you fail, stand up and do it again. Never give up.

list bulletMy current job: Currently looking for a job and having the review for the examination for licensure

list bulletAdvice to people who are thinking of studying this course: Always have fun while studying. You should never look at this course as a boring one. Have the passion in doing it and always be thankful that you have the ability to know things that others can't.
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