About This Degree
The nutrition and food science program focuses on the chemical and biological components of food and the ways in which these ingredients affect health.
Due to an increased awareness in recent years of how food directly affects the population’s health, there is a greater demand for professionals trained in nutrition and food science. The general public has begun to realize just how important it is to eat well-balanced meals. This means that the opportunities for careers in nutrition are at an all-time high.
What You Will Learn
Students learn the chemical, biological, microbiological, nutritional, engineering and economic aspects of food, as well as the social impacts of the foods people eat, including how they affect various issues, including economy, psychology, and culture.
MS: Logan (Main Campus)
PhD: Logan (Main Campus)
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Career And Outcomes
Graduates in nutrition and food sciences can pursue the following careers:
- Nutrition specialist
- Food scientist
- Research and development for food companies
- Quality control and safety assurance work
- Biomedical research
- Work in secondary schools as a nutrition specialist
- Pharmaceutical sales
- Food sales and marketing
- Quality assurance specialist
- Product development scientist
- Food technologist
- Food production manager
- WIC Nutritionist
- Nutrition education
- Food service manager
- Patient services manager
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