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A Major in Dietetics

 Description of Major

This major educates students about nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, food science, and food systems management. Dietitians translate the science of nutrition into the skill of providing optimal nutrition to individuals and groups of all ages and states of health.

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in community nutrition, business and industry, food service management, private consultation to individuals and agencies, education and research, as well as the traditional health care settings. A variety of jobs are available for dietetics graduates, including:

Administrative Dietitian   Cafeteria Supervisor
Clinical Dietitian                       Consulting Dietitian
Corporate Wellness Manager      Diet Center Manager
Dietary Consultant             Dietetic Engineer                         
Dietitian                      Eating Disorder Program Manager
Educational Dietitian   Food and Drug Inspector    
Food Scientist     Food Service Director                     
Gerontological Nutritionist  Health Teacher                     
Hospital Dietitian Industrial Firm Dietitian  
Nutrition Counselor Nutrition Support Dietitian   
Nutritional Biochemist Out-Patient Clinic Dietitian 
Private Practice Dietitian Public Health Nutritionist    
Research Dietitian Research Nutritionist             
Sports Dietitian         Therapeutic Dietitian
 Weight Management Specialist