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Chattanooga

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Department of Health and Human Performance #6606
518 Oak St. 309
309 Metropolitan Building
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2504
 

Mrs. Diedri M White, RDN LDN
Program Director
423/425-5781
Fax: 423/425-4457
E-mail:  diedri-white@utc.edu
http://www.utc.edu/Academic/HealthAndHumanPerformance
 

Accredited

Next Review: 9/1/2019

Enrollment: 47

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $6718 Non Resident = $13534

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses , Independent study

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs on 2-year Colleges

 

Cookeville

Tennessee Technological University

School of Human Ecology
715 Quadrangle Drive, Box 5035
Cookeville, TN 38505
 

Melinda Anderson, PhD RDN LDN
Program Director
931/372-6742
Fax: 931/372-6303
E-mail:manderson@tntech.edu
http://www.tntech.edu/
 

Accredited

Next Review: 1/1/2020

Enrollment: 39

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $7354 Non Resident = $24000

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses , Independent study

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs on 2-year Colleges

 

Jefferson City

Carson-Newman University

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Box 71881
Jefferson City, TN 37760
 

Kitty R Coffey, PhD LDN RD
Director of Didactic Programs in Dietetics
865/471-3295
Fax: 865/471-7119
E-mail: kcoffey@cn.edu
http://www.cn.edu
 

Accredited

Next Review: 1/1/2016

Enrollment: 11

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident and Non Resident = $20786
 

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs on 2-year Colleges

 

Johnson City

East Tennessee State University

Department of Allied Health Sciences
101 Hutcheson Hall
P.O. Box 70690
Johnson City, TN 37614-0671
 

Elizabeth C Lowe, MS RD LDN
Program Director
423/439-7537
Fax: 423/439-4030
E-mail: lowee@etsu.edu
http://www.etsu.edu/crhs/alliedhealth/nutrition/
 

Accredited

Next Review: Fall 2018

Enrollment: 48

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $7984 Non Resident = $25150

Alternate Education: Some online courses

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs or 2-year Colleges

 

Knoxville

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Department of Nutrition
229 Jessie Harris Building
1215 West Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996-1920
 

Melissa B Hansen-Petrik, PhD RD
Program Director
865/974-6264
Fax: 865/974-3491
E-mail: phansen@utk.edu
http://nutrition.utk.edu/
 

Accredited

Next Review: 2018

Enrollment: 94

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $8396 Non Resident = $25538

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs on 2-year Colleges

 

Martin

The University of Tennessee at Martin

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
330E Gooch Hall
Martin, TN 38238

Amy Richards, MS RDN LDN
Instructor/Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics
731/881-7742
Fax: 731/881-7106
E-mail: aricha54@utm.edu
http://www.utm.edu/departments/caas/fcs/dietetics.php
 

Accredited

Next Review: 9/1/2018

Enrollment: 12

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $8024 Non Resident = $21968

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs on 2-year Colleges

 

Memphis

The University of Memphis

Department of Health Studies
Fieldhouse 161H
Memphis, TN 38152
 

Mary Catherine Schallert, MS RDN LDN CNSC
Nutrition & Dietetics Program Director
901/678-3110
Fax: 901/678-3591
E-mail: mcclark1@memphis.edu
http://www.memphis.edu/hss/diet
 

Accredited

Next Review: 1/1/2015

Enrollment: 28

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $7696 Non Resident = $23146

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses, Weekend didactic courses

 

Murfreesboro

Middle Tennessee State University

Department of Human Sciences
Box 86
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
 

Lisa M Sheehan-Smith, EdD RD LDN
Program Director
615/898-2090
Fax: 615/898-5130
E-mail: lisa.sheehan-smith@mtsu.edu
http://www.mtsu.edu
 

Accredited

Next Review: 1/1/2017

Enrollment: 122

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $6754 Non Resident = $20458

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses, Independent study

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs on 2-year Colleges

 

Nashville

Lipscomb University

Department of Nutrition
One University Park Dr.
Nashville, TN 37204
 

Nancy H Hunt, MS MEd RD 
Program Director
615/966-5767
Fax: 615/966-5199
E-mail: nancy.hunt@lipscomb.edu
http://fcs.lipscomb.edu
 

Accredited

Next Review: 1/1/2014

Enrollment: 50

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident and Non Resident = $25290
 

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses

 

Tennessee State University

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Box 9598
3500 John A. Merritt Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37209-1561

 

Sandria L Godwin, PhD RD LDN
Program Director
615/963-5619
Fax: 615/963-5033
E-mail: sgodwin@tnstate.edu
http://www.tnstate.edu/familyscience/foodnutrition.aspx

Tennessee State University

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Box 9598
3500 John A. Merritt Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37209-1561

Elyse A Shearer
Elyse A Shearer PhD MS RD LD
(615)963-4933
Fax: (615)963-5033
E-mail: eshearer@tnstate.edu
http://www.tnstate.edu/familyscience/foodnutrition.aspx

 

Accredited

Next Review: 12/2/2019

Enrollment: 21

Degree Granted: BS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $6088 Non Resident = $18910

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses , Independent study, Other

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs on 2-year Colleges

 

 

 

Dietetic Technician Programs 

 

Memphis

Southwest Tennessee Community College

P.O. Box 780
Union A-106
Memphis, TN 38101-0780

Megan Murphy, MS RD LDN
Program Director
901/333-5056
Fax: 901/333-5057
E-mail: Mmurphy@southwest.tn.edu
http://www.southwest.tn.edu/dietetic/

Accredited

Next Review: 10/3/2010

Enrollment: 23

Enrollment Date: Fall term, Spring term, Summer term

High School Diploma or GED: Required

Degree Granted: AAS

Estimated Annual Tuition: Resident = $3950 Non Resident = $12324

Alternate Education: Evening didactic courses , Independent study

Articulation: Agreement to transfer some course credits from DT programs on 2-year Colleges 

 Dietetic Internships 

 Johnson City 

 

East Tennessee State University

Department of Allied Health Sciences
105 Hutcheson Hall
P.O. Box 70690
Johnson City, TN 37614-1709

Eileen Cress, EDD RDN LDN
Program Director
423/439-7938
Fax: 423/439-4030
E-mail: cress@etsu.edu
http://www.etsu.edu/crhs/alliedhealth/nutrition/grad/

Accredited

Next Review: 11/2018

Full Time Degree

Annual Enrollment: 12

Enrollment: Fall, Graduate School

Program Length: 24 Months

Emphasis: Clinical Nutrition

Estimated Total Tuition:  Resident = $17958  Non-Resident = $26996

Degree Granted: MS

Other Stipend:  None

Computer Matching: April

 

Knoxville

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Department of Nutrition
College of Human Ecology
1215 Cumberland Avenue, Room 229
Knoxville, TN 37996-1920

Karen B Wetherall, MS RD LDN
Program Director
865/974-6256
Fax: 865/974-3491
E-mail: kbalnick@utk.edu
http://nutrition.utk.edu/

Accredited

Next Review: 2018

Full Time Degree

Annual Enrollment: 12

Enrollment: Fall

Program Length: 24 Months

Emphasis: Clinical, Community

Estimated Total Tuition: Resident = $27360 Non Resident = $73580, subject to change

Degree Granted: MS , MPH, PhD

Other Stipend: All/Some meals, Parking

Computer Matching: April

 

Martin

The University of Tennessee at Martin

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
330F Gooch Hall
Martin, TN 38238

Brian Carroll, MS RDN
Program Director
731/881-7102
Fax: 731/881-7106
E-mail: bcarro18@utm.edu
http://www.utm.edu/departments/caas/fcs/diet_prog.php

Accredited

Next Review: 9/1/2018

Full Time Non Degree

Annual Enrollment: 8

Enrollment: August

Program Length: 10 Months

Emphasis: Nutrition Therapy

Estimated Total Tuition: Resident = $6216 Non Resident = $15516

Program Cost:  $1455-$1775 (see program website above for details)

Degree Granted:  Enrollment in MS program requires 12 hours obtained towards MS
Other Stipend: None

Computer Matching: April

Part Time Non Degree

Annual Enrollment: 2

Enrollment: August

Program Length: 22 Months

Emphasis: Nutrition Therapy

Estimated Total Tuition: Resident = $2922 Non Resident = $7566

Other Stipend: None

Computer Matching: April

 

Memphis

The University of Memphis

Department of Health Studies
161 Fieldhouse
Memphis, TN 38152-0001

Ruth Williams-Hooker, EdD MS RDN FAND
Program Director
901/678-3108
Fax: 901/678-3591
E-mail: mrwillia@memphis.edu
http://www.memphis.edu/hss/clnt/

Accredited

Next Review: 11/1/2015

Full Time Degree

Annual Enrollment: 12

Enrollment: August

Program Length: 16 Months

Emphasis: Clinical Nutritiion

Estimated Total Tuition: Resident = $31,000 Non Resident = $41,000

Degree Granted: MS

Financial Stipend for Full Time Degree: $6200.00

Other Stipend: None

Computer Matching: April

 

Memphis VA Medical Center

Nutrition and Food Services (120)
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Building 1 CW267
Memphis, TN 38104
 

Jacqueline E Roos MS RD CDE
901/523-8990 (5683)
Fax: 901/577-7413
E-mail: jacqueline.roos@va.gov
http://www.dieteticinternship.va.gov

Accredited

Next Review:  1/1/2014

Full Time Non Degree

Annual Enrollment: 8

Enrollment: Fall Term

Program Length: 10 Months

Emphasis: Ambulatory Care

Estimated Total Tuition: none

Degree Granted: None

Financial Stipend for Full Time Degree: $11000

Other Stipend: None

Computer Matching: April

 

Murfreesboro

National HealthCare Corporation

100 East Vine Street
P.O. Box 1398
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1398

Patty T Poe, EdD RD LDN
Program Director
615/890-2020 ext. 1830
Fax: 615/890-0123
E-mail: ppoe@nhccare.com
http://www.nhccare.com/di.htm

Accredited

Next Review: 1/1/2016

Full Time Non Degree

Annual Enrollment: 6

Enrollment: August

Program Length: 10 Months

Emphasis: Geriatric Nutrition

Estimated Total Tuition: Resident = $1500 Non Resident = $3500
Degree Granted:  Some graduate Credit

Financial Stipend for Full Time Non Degree: $1350

Other Stipend: All/Some meals, Parking

Computer Matching: April

 

 

Nashville

Lipscomb University

Department of Nutrition
One University Park Dr.
Nashville, TN 37204

Anne M Lowery, MS RD LDN
Program Director
615/966-5746
Fax: 615/966-5199
E-mail: loweryal@lipscomb.edu
http://nutrition.lipscomb.edu/

Accredited

 

Full Time Non Degree

Annual Enrollment: 12

Enrollment: August, Fall term

Program Length: 10 Months

Emphasis: Medical Nutrition Therapy

Estimated Total Tuition: Resident and Non Resident = $11085

Degree Granted: Some graduate credit

Other Stipend: None

Computer Matching: April

 

 

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

B-802 TVC
1301 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232-5510

Elizabeth W Robinson, MEd RD LDN
Program Director
615/343-9538
Fax: 615/343-8810
E-mail: elizabeth.w.robinson@vanderbilt.edu
http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/dieteticinternship

Accredited

Next Review: 9/1/2017

Full Time Non Degree

Annual Enrollment: 16

Enrollment: August

Program Length: 10 Months

Concentration: Disease Management/Health Promotion

Estimated Total Tuition: Resident and Non Resident = $8500
Degree Granted:  None

Financial Stipend for Full Time Non Degree: $900.00

Other Stipend: All/Some meals

Computer Matching: April  

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