Career Options

Nutrition Science

With a bachelor of science degree in Nutrition, Nutrition Science track, you can:

  • apply to medical, dental, or veterinary school
  • apply to a graduate program in any of the life sciences or in public health
  • pursue entry-level employment in the biomedical sciences, education, public health, or the pharmaceutical or communications industries


With a bachelor of science degree in Nutrition, Dietetics track, you can earn the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credential (after completing an ACEND-accredited supervised practice experience and passing the national registration exam). You can then pursue employment in:

  • hospitals (inpatient and outpatient care)
  • private practice
  • public health
  • education
  • consulting to sports teams, restaurants, and corporations
  • food service management
  • communications

Or, you might continue your education in graduate school for a career in nutrition or public health.

Nutrition & Health

A bachelor of science degree in Nutrition, Nutrition & Health track will prepare you for a career that combines nutrition with public/global health, mass communications, nutrition for exercising populations, or nutrition and health promotion. The curriculum includes courses in basic science, nutrition, food, along with courses in an area of concentration. Career opportunities include:

  • public relations agencies
  • business
  • public health organizations
  • media outlets
  • food industries
  • health and fitness centers