Nutrition (Dietetics) , BS

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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 will 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 http://www.eatrightpro.org/resources/career/become-an-rdn-or-dtr.

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.

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Nutrition (Dietetics) (BS)
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Career Outlook

The nutrition and dietetics field provides employment opportunities in fields such as:

  • consulting
  • education
  • food and nutrition marketing and sales
  • nutrition and health promotion
  • school food service

Graduates may find opportunities in environments such as:

  • hospitals and other health care facilities
  • public health agencies

Example Careers

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:


Career*growth*median salary
Health Educators12.2%$50,430
Community Health Workers 14.9%$34,870
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 19%$90,210
Dietitians and Nutritionists 16.4%$56,950
Dietetic Technicians13.3%$25,780

* 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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