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Do you want a career in food and nutrition?

As a dietetics and nutrition professional, you will use your knowledge and skills in food and nutrition to help others live healthier lives. 

The dietetics career field is experiencing an increased growth rate because of:

  • Increased emphasis on disease prevention
  • A growing and aging population
  • Public interest in nutrition

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing our programs, you will be prepared for a jobs as:

  • Nutrition and dietetic technicians
  • Food and nutrition coach
  • Nutritionist
  • Nutrition educators
  • Nutrition specialist
  • Certified dietary manager
  • Foodservice supervisor

Depending on which dietetics track you take, you can find job opportunities in:

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Community agencies with health and nutrition programs
  • School nutrition programs
  • Food services
  • Schools and afterschool programs
  • Fitness facilities
  • Companies with wellness programs

Professional Organizations

Projected Job Growth

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Southeast Campus

Christina Liew-Newville, M.S., R.D., L.D., Dietetics Program Coordinator & Dietetic Technician Program Director

Denise Blevins, M.S., R.D., L.D., Dietary Manager Program Coordinator

Lynda Arnold, M.S., Academic Advisor


Updated July 16, 2019