What is a Nutrition and Food Science degree?
Our Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Science draws from numerous disciplines, including physiology, chemistry, public health, and biology. We emphasize a hands-on approach to prepare students for various careers in health sciences and dietetics, as well as advanced degrees in medicine and research. Changes are coming to this major! The Nutrition and Food Science major is transitioning to a new name – Nutrition Science – including some exciting new courses to prepare you for your future career.
Meet one of our Nutrition and Food Science students and find out more about what it’s like to be a student in the major.
Choose a Concentration
Within the Nutrition and Food Science major, you can choose from three different concentrations depending upon your interest and career goals.
You’ll participate in service-learning opportunities that include nutrition counseling, cooking classes, and recipe development.
Earn your Master of Public Health degree in five years!
You can complete your B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science and get a Master of Public Health in five years saving you time and money. Select the Dietetics and Nutrition Management concentration or the Nutrition and Fitness concentration.