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Nutritional Sciences BS

Combining nutrition, biology, chemistry, and behavioral health to design and administer health, nutritional, and wellness programs in industries and settings as diverse as athletics, hospitality, education, and federal nutrition programs.

Program skills

The nutritional sciences program prepares students to apply nutrition principles, concepts, and practices to domains aligned with health and wellbeing as well as demonstrate the ability to integrate science-based nutrition information and research into practice. Students develop communication skills and professional behaviors for entry into professional practice and apply principles of management and systems to deliver nutrition programs and services. The program prepares students for successful application to graduate and professional schools or professional employment in health and nutrition careers. Students demonstrate knowledge and skills for customer service including the development and delivery of information, products, and services to individuals, groups, and populations.

Program facilities equipment

Students have access to fully equipped state-of-the-art kitchens and labs. They also obtain field experience including hospitals, long-term care facilities, food manufacturers, camps, colleges, and universities.

Select program hiring partners

American Red Cross Greater New York Region, Aramark, Jamba Juice, Two Chefs are Better than One, University of Rochester, University of Rochester Medical Center, Wakefern Food Corporation, Wegmans Food Markets

Industries


  • Research

  • Medical Practice

  • Non-Profit

  • Health, Wellness, and Fitness

100%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

100%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%