In accordance with the vision-mission of the Institute
of Medicine in addressing the need for a more comprehensive and remarkable
health care system, the Board of Trustees of the Far Eastern University – Dr. Nicanor
Reyes Medical Foundation in July 2012, passed a resolution to established the
School of Nutrition and Dietetics that would meet the standards of profession
and educational accreditation. On May 6, 2013, the permit to operate was
granted by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for a four – year course
leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (BSND).
Full government recognition was granted on April
20, 2016. Dr. Marites V. Singh was appointed as Acting Director of the
School of Nutrition and Dietetics on July 1, 2012 up to June 30, 2013, and
appointed as Dean, School of Nutrition and Dietetics on July 1, 2013 up to
The Nutrition &
Dietetics course is a four-year program consisting of general education
subjects and professional courses in food, clinical dietetics, nutrition
sciences, biochemistry, anatomy & physiology, microbiology, public
health/community nutrition, food service system, research, social sciences, management
View Course Curriculum.
- A nutritionist-dietitian is involved in identifying and
treating health ailments. Knowledge of prevention at every stage of growth and
development as well as background in metabolism and biochemistry of nutrients
and food components is critical.
- He/She should be able to plan nutrition programs and
supervise the preparation and serving of meals, and,
- He/She must have an interest in nutrition and the welfare of
people. He/She must be sympathetic and considerate about alternative lifestyles
and must have diplomacy and perseverance when persuading people to change
Please click here to view Application Requirements.