Bachelor’s in Dietetics – Marshall University

The Bachelor’s in Dietetics degree program is a creative and challenging profession which relates food intake to nutritional well-being. Dietetics is the science and art of applying the principles of food and nutrition to health. It’s a vital, growing profession with many career possibilities.

Why Dietetics?

Employment of dietitians is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2016. A rapidly growing population will increase the demand for nutrition counseling in many settings. Many dietitians develop expertise in specialized practice fields such as renal nutrition. Others may attend leadership roles as administrators or educators. Dietitians may plan food and nutrition programs, supervise meal preparation or oversee meal service. They participate in the prevention and treatment of illnesses by promoting healthy eating habits and recommending dairy modifications.


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