Career options will vary depending upon whether you have, or plan to obtain Registered Dietitian Nutritionist status. Graduates have found employment in:

Clinical Nutrition

  • Clinical Dietitian, Eating Disorders Program, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Clinical Dietitian, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Clinical Dietitian, Pediatrics Department, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Clinical Dietitian, Liver Transplant Team, Lahey Clinic, Boston, MA
  • Clinical Dietitian, Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Clinical Dietitian, High Risk Maternity, Calif. Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Clinical Dietitian, Territory Sales Manager, Mead Johnson Nutritionals, Boston, MA

Sports Nutrition

  • Sports Nutritionist, New England Patriots, Foxboro, MA
  • Sports Nutritionist, Boston Red Sox, Boston, MA

Nutrition and Health Communication

  • Food Editor, Cooking Light Magazine, Birmingham, AL
  • Nutrition Information Manager, USDA Research Center, Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • Manager of Public Relations, Lactaid Corporation, Pleasantville, NJ
  • Marketing Specialist, Mass. Dept. of Food and Agriculture, Boston, MA
  • Nutrition Correspondent, CNN, Atlanta, GA
  • Medical News Editor, Natl. Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
  • Editor, Johns Hopkins Texts, New York, NY
  • Writer, Good Housekeeping Magazine, New York, NY

Health Promotion/Policy and Program Planning

  • Nutritionist, Massachusetts Department of Education, Boston, MA
  • Nutritionist, Produce for Better Health Foundation, Wilmington, DE
  • Education Director, New England Dairy and Food Council, Boston, MA
  • Nutrition Consultant, Colorado Department of Health, Denver, CO
  • Senior Nutritionist, Weight Watchers International, Woodbury, NY
  • Chief, Maternal and Child Health, RI Dept. of Public Health, Providence, RI
  • Director of Nutrition, State of Kansas, Topeka, Kansas
  • Health Educator, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C.


  • School Nutritionist, Lowell Schools, Lowell, MA
  • Nutrition Instructor, Newton Schools, Newton, MA
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Boston University, Boston, MA


  • Coordinating Nutritionist, Clinical Research Center, Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Nutrient Data Analyst, Marriott Corporation, Washington, D.C.
  • Research Nutritionist, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
  • Study Coordinator, Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  • Research Project Manager, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY