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Major: Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services


Introduction

Dietetics and clinical nutrition services programs prepare students to integrate and apply the principles of the food and nutrition sciences, human behavior, and the biomedical sciences to design and manage effective nutrition programs in a variety of settings.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
  • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
  • Dietitian Assistant

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Associates degree, 15 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 34 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Minnesota State College Southeast - Red Wing Red Wing
Normandale Community College Bloomington
Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks East Grand Forks
Northland Community and Technical College - Online Perham
Northland Community and Technical College - Thief River Falls Thief River Falls

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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