Nutritionist/Dietitians are the point of contact for individuals that want to be advised on eating programs, healthy food selection, and the alteration of diets to achieve their nutrition and diet needs.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Food Science, or Nutrition.
To pursue a career as a Nutritionist/Dietitian:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, family and consumer sciences, chemistry and mathematics.
Typical employers include food production, food ingredient companies, restaurants, school, community and government groups.
Future Job Market/Outlook:
The future outlook for Nutritionist/Dietitians is projected to be good to excellent.
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