College of Nursing, Health, and Human Behavior

Catalog Degree Listing

Accelerated Coordinated Master's Dietetics (ACMD) Program

Viterbo’s ACMD Program is a pathway program to becoming a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) in just one year. Students will complete 1,200 supervised practice hours (clinicals) concurrently with online courses after completion of their undergraduate studies.

Nursing (BSN Degree Completion)

Viterbo’s BSN degree completion program is a fully online program that allows students to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree following the completion of an associate or diploma degree in nursing. This flexible and personalized program is designed for working nurse professionals looking to complete their bachelor’s degree within a minimum of one year. A degree plan will be created for you depending on the credits you transfer.

Nursing (BSN)

Viterbo’s nursing program is highly reputable with graduates sought after by employers. The program features a curriculum that prepares students for contemporary nursing practice. There are various pathways for admission, including direct admission. The program has a history of high state board (NCLEX-RN®) pass rates and a large following of alumni who greatly value the education they received in the program.

Nutrition and Dietetics - Coordinated Program (BSCMD)

Students in the coordinated program have access to the latest technology for nutrition assessment, nutrition education/counseling, food science, management and professional leadership.  They are able to immediately apply what they learn in the classroom during supervised practice. Students participate in body composition clinics for athletics teams and biometric screenings of community members, along with a variety of other activities.  There are guaranteed experiential learning opportunities once students are in the professional phase of the program, along with opportunity for seniors to complete their final rotation outside of the immediate La Crosse area. (Note, this program is transforming to a master's program as of fall 2022.)

 

Nutrition Sciences (BS)

Nutrition sciences is the science of nutrition and so by its nature, it encompasses other scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, and biochemistry. It is also the study of how food and nutrients affect the human body requiring study of food science, anatomy, and physiology. The program's curriculum highlights foundational knowledge and skills as well as overall concepts, values, research methods, and applications that could prepare you to pursue a variety of career opportunities in health care and nutrition science-related industries. The ultimate objective of Nutrition Science is to understand how nutrition can play a role in health and disease prevention and focuses on building content knowledge and skills in the broad areas of nutrition science and health care.

Social Work (BS Degree Completion)

Students may transfer in core curriculum courses. Each student plan will be unique depending upon the number of core curriculum courses needed and total credits needed to reach 120 with 40 at the upper division level. Social work courses are offered in hybrid format on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The core curriculum and elective courses are offered online, and can be started in summer of 2020. More complete catalog details on this degree will be available starting May 2020.