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What Can You Do With A Major In Nutrition And Dietetics?

Nutrition and Dietetics is the science or art of applying the principles of food and nutrition to health. Nutrition majors will help people make smart food choices to keep them healthy, advise doctors and nurses regarding nutrition, teach people about the importance of good nutritional programs for large groups of people, manage food services businesses, and supervise people who prepare and serve food. Students who complete the degree track in nutrition and obtain the Registered Dietician credential are qualified to work in a variety of settings including community health, business and educational organizations such as public health departments, nursing homes/retirement residences, home health agencies, alcohol/drug programs, wellness/fitness centers, schools, hospitals, mental health facilities, and private practice.


Nutrition and Dietetics Program

Career Paths

Community and Public Health Nutrition

Corporate Wellness

Food and Beverage

Food Service


Nutrition Research

Private Consulting

Schools and Universities

Job Titles

Clinical Nutritionist

Dietary Manager

Dietician Consultant


Food Scientist

Health and Nutrition Coach

Holistic Nutritionist

Nutrition and Dietary Researcher


Outpatient Dietitian

Pediatric Clinical Dietitian

Registered Dietitian

Sports Nutritionist

Employers/Work Settings


Athletic Teams

Community Centers

Correctional Facilities

Culinary Schools

Day Care Centers

Federal Agencies

Food and Nutrition Companies


Military Services

Nursing Care Facilities

Private Practice


Schools and Universities

Professional Associations

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