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.

Explore Our Programs

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

CHECK OUT OUR CLINICS

 

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.

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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    September 22, 2022 | Written by Amy Cherry
    A University of Delaware graduate has overcome a life-changing accident. With determination, physical therapy at UD's clinic, and technology from UD's STAR Campus company, Aidan Bradley is now thriving.
  • How nutrition aids cancer recovery

    September 02, 2022 | Written by Amy Cherry
    University of Delaware senior Robert Weimer, who's majoring in nutrition and medical sciences, spent his summer helping cancer patients focus on nutrition through organizing a farmers market during his internship at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute at ChristianaCare.
  • Behavioral Health & Nutrition welcomes new faculty

    August 30, 2022 | Written by Amy Cherry
    The Behavioral Health and Nutrition Department welcomes two new faculty members this semester.