Missouri State University

Rural Health Concentration

Design and implement a program that will help individuals in rural communities. In this concentration you will work with an approved community site to develop a program using the resources available to you. This will strengthen your communication and leadership skills. You will help members of a community with limited resources understand better nutrition and food value.

In this concentration you will

  • Enhance dietetic practice skills and awareness in rural communities
  • Develop a great understanding for rural cultural competence
  • Provide awareness of resources including local, county, state, and federal to provide relevant information to improve rural health