Careers in Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor of Science Degree in
Nutrition and Dietetics
What jobs are available?

Nutritionist, Research dietitian, Wellness director, Extension agent, consumer/trade representative, Food service administrator, Clinical dietitian, Sales for food manufacturer.

Who employs Nutrition and Dietics majors?
  • Hospitals and health centers
  • Colleges and universities
  • Schools and day care centers
  • Nursing homes and clinics
  • Government agencies
  • Human service organizations
  • Exercise and fitness centers
  • Restaurants and food services
  • Pharmaceutical and food products firms
  • Home health agencies
  • Private practices
Good skills or traits for Nutrition and Dietetics majors:
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Interest in good health and nutrition.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Desire to teach or help people.
  • Ability to work well with others.
Special training, degrees or experience I may need:
  • Do an internship or co-op.
  • Some states require certification or licensure, contact the American Dietetic Association (ADA) or the National Nutritional Foods Association.
  • Additional education may be required for advancement.
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