This pathway focuses on three specializations centered on the science of food and its relationship to the health and well-being of individuals. It involves food from harvesting to consumption. With health concerns related to food and diet that are commonplace in the United States, people with knowledge and skills in food composition and preparation will be in high demand. Jobs which address the special needs of seniors and children are predicted to experience large growth as our population changes.

Careers/Career Areas:

  • Dietary Aides
  • Dietary Chefs
  • Personal Chefs
  • Food Scientists
  • Food Product Testers/Tasters
  • Dietetic Technicians
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Food Product Developers

Programs of Study

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Nutrition Food Science, Dietetics, and Nutrition Pathway