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Employment Opportunities

Since the field of dietetics is the high-tech science of applying food and nutrition to health, it is a vital, growing field open to many directions and opportunities. Health, nutrition, and fitness have become a way of life. People are eager to learn about eating right for a healthier lifestyle and learning about good nutrition. This means increased opportunities in the field of dietetics and nutrition including but not limited to working in the following areas:

  • Hospitals, HMOs or other healthcare facilities
  • Community and public health settings
  • Fitness, sports nutrition and corporate wellness programs
  • Education and research
  • Sales, marketing and public relations
  • Government work
  • Restaurant management
  • Food companies
  • Private practice

The direction you take, and how far you take it, is your choice!