To produce caring and competent dietitians and nutritionists who translate the science of nutrition to positively affect the health behaviors of the global community.

Nutritionists/Dietitians are health care professionals who apply knowledge of food science, body metabolism, and health principles to promote wellness. They evaluate dietary histories, assess laboratory data, plan nutritional therapies, make recommendations regarding nutrition intervention to the physician, evaluate the results of nutrition therapies and provide nutrition education and counseling on the selection of proper food and food supplements for growth and development, vitality, resistance to infection, control of disease processes and recovery of health.