Dietetics/Dietitian programs prepare individuals 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. Includes instruction in human nutrition; nutrient metabolism; the role of foods and nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention; planning and directing food service activities; diet and nutrition analysis and planning; supervision of food storage and preparation; client education; and professional standards and regulations.
Of the 2,245 Dietetics/Dietitian degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, 13% percent of whom are men and the other 87% percent are women. Did you know that Florida has more students graduating with a degree in Dietetics/Dietitian than any other state in the US? In fact, Florida granted 253 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Dietetics/Dietitian is $44,300.
Iowa State University, West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Louisiana Tech University are three schools well-known for Dietetics/Dietitian programs. In fact, there are 58 students at Iowa State University pursuing a Bachelors degree in Dietetics/Dietitian. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
The highest paying jobs for Dietetics/Dietitian majors include Dietitians and Nutritionists, Dietetic Technicians . But, another thing to consider is how much demand there is for specific careers. Careers that are in high need that a degree in Dietetics/Dietitian can prepare you for are Dietitians and Nutritionists, Dietetic Technicians .