Developing the expertise to provide the link between food producers and consumers, between diet and health.

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Earn a Bachelor's of Science in Nutrition with a specialization in Dietetics. You'll experience challenging courses and hands-on learning experiences that prepare you for entry into a dietetic internship, graduate school or immediate employment as a nutritionist.

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Nutritional science

Earn a Bachelor's of Science in Nutrition with a specialization in Nutritional Science. You'll explore nutrient requirements, nutrient functions, health and risk through a curriculum that draws on a variety of disciplines and provides flexibility to pursue areas of personal and career interest.

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Nutrition minor

Earn a minor in Nutrition with an emphasis in Nutritional Science. You'll complement your major area of study with a set of courses that relate to nutrient requirements and function, and nutritional care in clinical and community settings.

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Dietetics Internship Program

Complete our accredited post-baccalaureate supervised practice program to acquire sound entry-level career skills and the eligibility to sit for the Registered Dietitian credentialing examination.

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M.S. in Nutritional Science

Enhance your knowledge of and conduct research in many different aspects of nutrition with our Master of Science Program that integrates resources and expertise campus-wide to ensure student success.

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As a member of the Wolf Pack family and a nutrition major or minor, you'll receive hands-on lab experiences, real-world community engagement opportunities and a science-based education that will set you up for success.

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