Nutritional sciences

Students who major in nutritional sciences are interested in health, science and physiology. The Nutritional Sciences program helps students understand of the biological and physical science and research as a basis for understanding human nutrition.

This perspective prepares graduates well for continued study in graduate programs and professional medical schools. Course requirements for nutritional sciences include the study of energy metabolism, proteins, vitamins, minerals, community nutrition and diet in the prevention and treatment of disease.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Nutrition plays an important role in how we manage health issues like obesity, fight disease such as diabetes, and maintain overall wellness. Those interested in public health, medical careers, and international health care will benefit from understanding the science of nutrition and the relationships between nutrients and human health.

Alumni work at:

  • Healthcare services
  • Research labs
  • Farms
  • Medical offices
  • Commercial kitchens
  • Gyms/health facilities

Alumni work as:

  • Food scientist
  • Health unit coordinator
  • Patient care technician
  • Naturopathic doctors
  • Registered dietitian
  • Chefs
  • Personal trainers

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