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Student Profile: Samantha Frejuste, '17

Student Profile: Samantha Frejuste, '17

Foods and Nutrition major Samantha Frejuste, '17, is changing the health of her community through food education. She not only teaches inner city students about healthy food options, but she also uses food science to better her family's health. Samantha is the embodiment of the College's vision: leadership in service to others.

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Program Offerings

The Foods and Nutrition program offers a solid foundation in science and the liberal arts, and approaches the food and nutritional needs of individuals in a holistic manner. Our courses of study emphasize evidence-based practices, ethical leadership, social responsibility, service to the community and lifelong learning. The program offers a B.S. in Foods and Nutrition; an online M.S. in Nutrition, a combined B.S./M.S. in Nutrition, a combined M.S. in Nutrition/Dietetic Internship Program, and a Certificate in Sports Nutrition and Wellness.

Undergraduate

B.S. in Foods and Nutrition

1. Foods and Nutrition is a growth industry with higher than average job growth expected (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
2. The Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration is one of only three accredited B.S. Didactic Programs in Dietetics in New Jersey
3. Opportunities for further specialization through double majoring and/or minoring in Personal Fitness Training
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Track in Nutrition and Dietetics (Didactic Program in Dietetics)
Track in General Studies in Foods and Nutrition
Combined B.S. in Foods and Nutrition/M.S. in Nutrition

1. Allows students who are interested in the route to become a Registered Dietitian to earn both the B.S. and M.S. in an accelerated format.
2. Students also earn the Didactic Program in Dietetics Verification Statement.
3. Most of the graduate program coursework is completed online.
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Minor in Foods and Nutrition
Minor in Foods, Nutrition and Community Education
Minor in Medical Nutrition Therapy for Health Professionals
Minor in Nutritional Science
Minor in Personal Fitness Training
Special Conditions - Didactic Program in Dietetics Verification Statement

Perfect for students with a degree in the field who want to enroll in the DPD
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Graduate

M.S. in Nutrition – Online Program

1. Online courses, with some electives offered as accelerated weekend courses
2. Incorporates new research, technology and real-life applications
3. Prepares students for a careers in the health care industry, public health and wellness, education, dietetics and the food industry.
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Concentration in Community Nutrition and Wellness

1. Focuses on ecological public health strategies
2. Enables students to plan and implement regional public health programs
3. Brings a global perspective to the field
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Concentration in Entrepreneurial Nutrition Practice

1. Develop strategies to design and implement health intervention programs
2. Focus on alleviating problems of obesity and weight control
3. Promotes skills needed in nutrition counseling and private practice
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Combined M.S. in Nutrition/Dietetic Internship Program
CSE B.S. in Foods and Nutrition Pre-Select Application to the M.S. in Nutrition/Dietetic Internship Program

1. Benefit to CSE students who meet the criteria that allows for pre-select admission to the MS/DI Program (1/2 of the students applying to dietetics internships nationally are not matched)
2. Alleviates additional stress, cost and anxiety of applying to internships through the national match
3. Coursework towards the Master's is completed online
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Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Sports Nutrition and Wellness

1. Prepares students for positions as personal trainers and fitness instructors
2. Courses in Sports Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Sports Psychology, and Fitness Assessment
3. Graduates can seek the (ACSM) Health Fitness Instructor Certification
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What Students Are Saying

Julie Harrington, '13
"Going to CSE for my dietetic internship was the best decision to furthering my career in the nutrition field and has opened many doors for my future."
– Julie Harrington, Dietetic Internship Program, '13

 

Faculty and Staff

Marie A. Boyle, Ph.D., RD

Professor

(973) 290-4127

mboyle01@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 154

Anne Buison Pellizzon, Ph.D., RDN

Chairperson
Director of Graduate Program
Assistant Professor

(973) 290-4065

apellizzon@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 155

Kathleen Carozza, M.A., RD

Clinical Instructor
Director, Dietetic Internship

(973) 290-4126

kcarozza@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 146A

Luanne Diguglielmo, M.S., RD, CSR

Clinical Instructor
Dietetic Internship

(973) 290-4121

ldiguglielmo@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 146B

Monica Luby, M.S., RDN

Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Program

(973) 290-4092

mluby@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 152

Christine Meissner, M.S., RD

Clinical Instructor
Dietetic Internship

(973) 290-4128

cmeissner@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 146B

Beth Groothius

Program Coordinator

(973) 290-4117

egroothius@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 153

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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