Potential Career Outcomes

Dietetics (DPD)

Clinical nutrition, health education, foodservice, nutrition education, pharmaceuticals, health administration, health insurance, sports nutrition, corporate wellness, food - and nutrition-related business and industries, private practice, research, community and public health settings.

Additionally, many of our DPD graduates have pursued other career pathways and professional schools outside of dietetics after graduation, including medical school, nursing school, physician assistant school, and physical therapy school, to name a few.

Lifestyle Nutrition

Graduates will be skilled to work as a health coach, nutrition educator, nutrition/wellness coach, weight loss counselor, and a health program coordinator in settings such as: fitness/wellness industry, private practice, healthcare, government agencies, public relations, and community health organizations. Foodservice directors of various operations such as: hospitals, long-term care facilities, early childhood facilities, and public/private school systems, Certified Dietary Manager (CDM). Other careers could include medical nutrition therapy (coaching and shopping), research and culinary, community interventions (sensory nutrition activities).


Community nutritionist, nutrition and health policy, nutrition research, public health agencies (WIC, USDA, NIH, etc.), non-government agencies, worksite wellness, and more.


Allows students to take the National Registration Examination for Dietitians to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Allows students to work in a wide variety of professional food and nutrition settings including clinical nutrition, foodservice management, community nutrition and health, outpatient, private practice, sports nutrition, and corporate wellness.