The didactic program in nutrition and dietetics at Western Michigan University is an allied health field that builds on the foundation of life and social sciences. The program is accredited by Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics or ACEND of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and meets the standards of education of ACEND. Graduates are eligible to apply for accredited internship programs.
This major has been renamed from dietetics to nutrition and dietetics beginning catalog year 2019. Students currently in the dietetics program will graduate with the previous program name.