Nutrition Science 252.328.4274
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Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Nutrition Science! The study of nutrition is how food affects the body; thus, nutrition is an integrative science that draws from physiology, biology, chemistry, psychology, and other disciplines. Our programs enable employment in a wide range of careers. Former students work in clinical settings, the food industry, non-profit agencies, sports nutrition, nutrition education, nutrition programs in state and federal government, or serve as private practitioners or scientific researchers. Nutrition Science is a great pre-professional major if your career goals are in the health sciences. We currently offer an undergraduate and graduate degree, a minor in Nutrition, and an accredited Dietetics Internship.

Programs

Bachelor of Science
   -- Didactic Program in Dietetics
   -- Nutrition with Science
Master of Science in Nutrition
Minor in Nutrition
Dietetic Internship

Career Opportunities

Public Health Agencies
Physician Private PracticesWellness Programs
Food Systems Management
Nutragenomics
Residential Treatment Centers
Sports Nutrition
Long Term Care Facilities

Student Resources

The Nutrition Intervention and Research Laboratory
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Dietetic Internships
Student Organizations
Study Abroad

 

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