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The BS in nutrition with a concentration in dietetics prepares students with the required coursework and skill set to apply for a dietetic internship required to sit for the registration exam to become a registered dietitian, which is a food and nutrition expert. In addition to a core of professional nutrition courses, students complete a broad range of science, management and communication classes. The program emphasizes the application of nutrition within clinical, community, food production and wellness areas.
More information about this credential and the requirements for this credential can be found at https://www.eatrightpro.org/about-us/become-an-rdn-or-dtr/dietetic-careers.
ASU's bachelor's degree program in nutrition with a concentration in dietetics is accredited as a Didactic Program in Dietetics by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 S. Riverside Plz., Ste. 2190, Chicago IL 60606-6995, phone: 800-877-1600, ext. 5400.
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The nutrition and dietetics field provides employment opportunities in fields such as:
Graduates may find opportunities in environments such as:
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:
|Community Health Workers||18.1%||$38,370|
|Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||25.9%||$97,870|
|Dietitians and Nutritionists||14.6%||$59,410|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).