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George Washington Carver Lecture Series (GWCLS)

The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences GWC Lecture will be held on October 30, 2014 at Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.  Theme, "Impact of George Washington Carver: Innovation on Food and Nutrition Sciences in the 21st Century".      . Proposal for Funding Request .      . Registration .      . Tentative Program .                                     ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

FNS Bowl Team (seated) and supporters at the SE Section IFTSA College Bowl Competition at Alabama A&M University, March 29, 2014

Accredited/Approved Programs

  Tuskegee University’s Didactic Program  in Dietetics  is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-0040 ext 5400. Http://     The Undergraduate Food Science Program is Approved by the Higher Education Review Board of the Institute of Food Technologists., 525 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60607. 

Welcome to the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences (FNS)

The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences offers Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degrees in Food Science, Nutritional Science, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, and dual degrees in Food Science & Biology or in Nutritional Science & Biology.  It also offers thesis and non-thesis Masters of Science (M.S.) degrees in Food Science or Nutritional Science and is part of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Integrative Biosciences.


The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences' vision is to educate highly competent professionals pursuing career paths or graduate school at either the M.S. or Ph.D. level.


Our mission accomplishes the vision through training students in acquiring adequate knowledge, skills and competencies in food and nutritional sciences during integrated classroom instructions, hands-on research and extramural experiential learning opportunities in preparation as professionals in the global economy.  

About Us

  • A legacy of producing qualified Dietitians, Nutritionists and Food Scientists.  Read more ...
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Students Opportunity Social (SOS) during the FNSAB visit on 10-17-2013

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Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, 204 Campbell Hall, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088
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