Prepare to take on leadership roles in nutrition-related industries. In less than two years, Dominican's MBA/RD doubles your earning potential and your career opportunities.

Dominican’s MBA/RD is the only program of its kind offered in the United States. We draw students from around the country who have completed their undergraduate coursework in nutrition and are interested in advancing their careers with a unique skill set. With this degree, you'll become a registered dietitian nutritionist with the added business perspective and skills to take on leadership roles in dietetics, food science, healthcare and other nutrition-related industries. Our close proximity to Chicago, home to many food/beverage and healthcare organizations large and small, provides nearly endless opportunities for learning and advancement . 

Expand your career options and your earning potential with MBA-RD

Double your leadership opportunities, double your impact in just 21 months.

  • Students will complete 40-46 credit hours of online and evening classes for the MBA degree and 23 credit hours for the RD degree.
  • Students must complete both degree requirements prior to receiving a RD verification statement.
  • The MBA is offered by the Brennan School of Business, a top-ranked program with AACSB accreditation earned by the top 5% of business schools worldwide.
The MBA Program

The Brennan School of Business provides a challenging values-based environment where you will engage with faculty to learn the business fundamentals and real-world skills that prepare you to thrive in a fulfilling career while making the world a better place. The business school is top-ranked with AACSB-accreditation achieved by only 5% of business schools worldwide. The MBA program is rigorous, providing relevant professional and personal skills in a supportive small classroom setting. To learn more about the MBA degree and certificate programs at Brennan, please contact Dave Aron.

The Coordinated Program in Dietetics

The coordinated program in dietetics from Dominican University is accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The dietetics program fulfills supervised practice requirements to sit for the Examination for Registered Dietitian administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. The supervised practice has a business emphasis, with 1,200 hours of experience divided between community, clinical and food management. To learn more about nutrition sciences offerings at Dominican, please contact Elisa Fischer.

MBA/RD Program Details (pdf)

MBA/RD Quick Facts (pdf)

Student Handbook (pdf)

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