The mission of the nutrition program at Mansfield University is to integrate Mansfield University’s liberal arts emphasis with knowledge and skills necessary for progressing toward goals foundational to careers in foods, nutrition, dietetics; graduate school; and/or post-baccalaureate internships.
To provide a student-focused learning environment that allows nutrition students to develop their potential in becoming competent leaders who empower their patients, clients, employees, and communities.
Scholarship: We enthusiastically embrace student learning. We believe students should be actively engaged learners in, as well as out, of the classroom. We believe faculty and students should be life-long learners.
Character: We provide an environment which encourages personal accountability, integrity, honesty, and courage. We create an atmosphere which fosters respect for others students may encounter in their personal and professional lives.
Culture: We celebrate the uniqueness of individuals with whom nutrition professionals interact. We provide opportunities for students to learn about the unique needs of humans from a variety of backgrounds.
Service: We support our local community and embrace service learning. We encourage our students to participate in volunteer activities related to the major.