Welcome to the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition web site. We are happy to have you visit us and learn more about the programs and opportunities available at FIU. The Department offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees and prepare students for dynamic careers in healthcare, prevention and research in dietetics and nutrition.


The Department of Dietetics and Nutrition is dedicated to advancing the profession by providing our students with a dietetics and nutrition scientific and applied knowledge base in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.

Our goal is to train dietetic professionals who will promote nutrition as a critical part of disease treatment and prevention and integrate nutrition services into clinical, home and community-based health and social networks.

Enjoy your journey through the pages of this site. Explore the many links provided to learn more about Florida International University and the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition.


Fatma G. Huffman PhD, RD
Department Chair