About the Major

A Nutrition major prepares you for a career in assessing people’s nutritional needs, developing and implementing nutritional programs, and evaluating their progress. The curriculum offers excellent preparation in the basic sciences as well as liberal education, a background in food science, and a focus on human needs related to nutrition.
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Common Entry Level Job Titles

  • Community Health Worker
  • Nutrition Educator
  • Sales Representative
  • Food Labeling Specialist
  • Assistant Food Editor
  • Dietetic Technician

Jobs with Experience or Advanced Degrees

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Research Scientist
  • Nutrition Program Manager
  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Director, School Food Service

Types of Employers

  • Fitness centers
  • Food companies
  • Governmental agencies
  • Health care facilities
  • Nursing homes
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Research facilities
  • Schools
  • Universities and colleges

Alumni Internship and Volunteer Contacts

In addition to finding current job and internship openings, use GoldPASS to search info and contacts for students' previously completed internships related to this major (to get ideas and contact information- not to get a list of openings). Select "Job Search"> "Internship Agreement Database."

Salary and Employment Statistics

See the employment and salary page for statistics on the most recent graduates and previous years.

Top Career Resources

Nutrition Related Postings in GoldPASS

Unit Supervisory (Milieu Supervisor)
Bilingual Sexual Health Educator
NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc.
Program Manager 2
Community Involvement Programs
Excellent Hands-On Experience for Passionate Learner
English Rose Suites and b home Home Care
Mental Health Worker Weekends
Community Involvement Programs
Healthcare Analyst Senior
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Mental Health Worker Overnights
Community Involvement Programs
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Medical Scribe: Emergency Department (Shakopee)
Clinical Scribes LLC
Patient Access Specialist - Associate
Allina Health
Personal Support Services Specialist 2
Community Involvement Programs
Research Coordinator