Are you interested in food and nutrition? Explore the many opportunities for a career in this rapidly growing field.
The BS in food and nutrition entrepreneurship addresses significant and ongoing changes in the food industry by preparing students with sound nutrition principles and business acumen that will enable them to competitively participate in a growing field.
The program encompasses important areas of knowledge and skills for future nutrition entrepreneurs, whether they intend to innovate within an organization or launch a food or nutrition-related business. Key topics include how to develop an online presence, supported by evidence-based principles, thorough social media, blogging, podcasting and video; how to launch nutritionally sound startups and businesses for individual practice and consulting; and how to innovate within the food industry through research and development.
Experiential learning is integrated into the curriculum; students have opportunities to work with specialists in food and nutrition entrepreneurship in order to gain practical experience, build professional relationships and establish a foundation and direction for their careers after graduation.
At A Glance
Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship, BS
- Offered by: College of Health Solutions
- Location: Downtown, Online
- First Required Math Course: MAT 142 - College Mathematics
- Math Intensity: General
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Graduates are prepared for careers in the delivery of products and services, research and development, management of food service and sustainable food systems, and in nutrition and health communication and promotion. They also have capabilities to launch startups and businesses focused on individual practice, consulting and new product and service development.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Chefs and Head Cooks||9.6%||$45,950|
|Community Health Workers||18.1%||$38,370|
|Food Science Technicians||6.3%||$39,910|
|Food Scientists and Technologists||5.7%||$63,660|
|First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers||9.3%||$31,960|
|Industrial Production Managers||-0.5%||$100,580|
|Media and Communication Workers, All Other||9.9%||$47,900|
|Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||10.4%||$111,280|
|Food Service Managers||9%||$52,030|
|Social and Community Service Managers||18%||$64,100|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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