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.
Read more about the major. Visit the FScN website.
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
- 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
Top Career Resources
- Master List of Nutrition Career Resources
Job postings, articles and resources related to the field of Nutrition.
- USDA’s Nutrition Assistance Programs
Information about Nutrition Assistance Programs.
- Food Safety and Inspection Service
Information about careers in Food Safety and Inspection.
- Minnesota Hospitals
List from Minnesota Hospital Association
- Nutrition Jobs
Job postings related to field of Nutrition.