Bachelors in Nutrition & Dietetics | Agricultural Science | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Human Nutrition and Dietetics

The field of nutrition is fast growing and provides a variety of career opportunities. The Human Nutrition and Dietetics Program has two different options for students interested in pursuing a degree in the nutrition field. Please select below the option that that fits your career goals:

Didactic Program in Dietetics: this an accredited track designed to prepare students in the first step to becoming entry level dietitians.

Nutrition for Wellness: this track is ideal for students who wish to obtain employment in in the fitness industry, food industry, corporate wellness and health promotion programs, public health programs, pharmaceutical sales, and similar occupations.

This track is also an excellent option for students interested in post graduate programs such as medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, occupational or physical therapy, and dental medicine.