B.S. in Nutrition

Elementary school kids learn about nutrition as part of U N E's college service learning program

Our Nutrition program focuses on practical skills that are in demand by employers, such as nutrition assessment, program planning, food policymaking, sports nutrition, health education and food & nutrition communications. As a Nutrition major, you will:

  • Develop and apply a systems-oriented lens as it relates to the application of nutrition science for health promotion and disease prevention in a wide variety of settings.
  • Describe and apply core research ethics, principles and analytical techniques for measuring and improving the nutrition status and environment of individuals and communities.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills and the capability to collaborate with partners and stakeholders from a wide variety of government, non-profit, community and business entities.

Expertise and knowledge gained through this program will prepare you to be employable in a variety of sectors, including business and manufacturing, government, higher education, non-profit and community organizations. You will pursue careers as public health nutritionists, nutrition educators, nutrition and fitness counselors, systems and policy analysts, allied health professionals and program managers, employable nationally and internationally.

To learn more about the program, see Curriculum or visit the Catalog.