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Food and Nutrition at USI

The mission of USI's Food and Nutrition program is supported by the following goals:

The graduate at the completion of the program will be able to:

    • evaluate the role of nutrition in optimizing health throughout the lifecycle and respond to harmful nutrition practices.

    • demonstrate knowledge of nutrition as it applies to food service, dietetics and wellness.

    • demonstrate the knowledge and ability to apply management principles to nutrition and food service.

    • present and evaluate food and nutrition education programs to a variety of audiences.

    • assess the role that behavior, economics, and dietary supplements have on planning and eating healthy diets.

    • demonstrate basic food preparation and presentation skills.

    • apply food science knowledge.

    • demonstrate problem-solving skills in food service, dietetics and wellness.


The University of Southern Indiana is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.