Your degree does not strictly determine your career, but it does point you in certain directions.

What job can you get with a nutrition science degree?

Most nutrition science graduates go on to become registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians, and nutritionists. Nutrition science grads also go on to become health educators. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a nutrition science degree will be useful:

What is the job market for nutrition science degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for nutrition science graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of nutrition science graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 17% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Nutrition Science Grads
Employed74.7%
Unemployed0.8%
Underpaid24.4%
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