Academic and research programs in the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition focus on the nutritional, behavioral, physiological and psychosocial aspects of health, wellness, illness and aging within a socio-ecological framework. With our undergraduate and graduate academic programs there is an abundance of opportunity and challenge for newly educated professionals in the fields of health behavior sciencehealth promotion, and nutrition and dietetics.

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The Behavioral Health and Nutrition programs train students in the science and practice of health behavior science, health promotion, nutrition, and dietetics.

Health Behavior Sciences (BS)

Nutrition (BS)

Nutrition & Dietetics (BS)

Nutrition & Medical Sciences (BS)

 

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Health Behavior Science and Promotion (PhD)

Health Promotion (MS)

Clinical Health Coaching Certificate 

Nutrition Sciences (PhD)

Human Nutrition (MS)

MS Nutrition / Dietetic Internship

Dietetic Internship

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Coaching Science

Dance

Health & Wellness

Health, Physical Activity & Disability

Medical Social Services

Nutrition 

Public Health

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UD Medical Diagnostics student finds passion for nutrition: youtube.com/watch?v=jYHVWqex7aU

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Our team members collaborate with you and each other to develop interdisciplinary plans to help you achieve and maintain wellness – offering services such as nutrition counseling and health coaching.

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OUR RESEARCH

Behavioral Health and Nutrition faculty members are productive researchers, dedicated to addressing some of our leading health problems. Research faculty are funded through the National Institutes of Health, the United States Department of Agriculture, the American Heart Association, the Delaware Division of Public Health, and other private foundations. This work creates many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

 

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