Careers in Nutrition and Dietetics


According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the career outlook for dietitians and nutritionists is expected to grow much faster than average for all professions.

With the nation’s emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention, careers for those with nutrition, dietetics and wellness expertise are in demand. Below are are a few of the careers you may pursue with your degree.

Nutrition and Wellness

  • Community wellness educator
  • Corporate wellness coordinator
  • Wellness counselor
  • Sports nutrition specialist
  • Home healthcare nutrition specialist
  • Pediatric nutrition specialist
  • Diabetes educator
  • Weight loss/management program coordinator
  • School nutrition program coordinator
  • Researcher

Food Services and Systems

  • Hospital food service director
  • School food service director
  • Researcher
  • Farm-to-table programs coordinator
  • Quality assurance technician
  • Food product development technician