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Nutrition & Food / Dietetics

About the Bachelors Program in Nutrition & Food

The BS in Nutrition and Food prepares students for careers involving nutrition education and counseling, public and individual health promotion, and food management.The Nutrition and Food concentration in Dietetics meets requirements that prepare students to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), as well as to prepare students for a variety of careers in clinical/community nutrition, private practice, foodservice administration, and food science. This Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A verification of DPD completion establishes eligibility for a Dietetic Internship and examination for becoming a Diet Technician Registered or RDN.

NUFD Group Advising Sessions Spring 2020 
Date Time Location Advisor
Jan 28th 11:30 a.m. MRP 3000 Dr. Buchan
Feb  TBA MRP 3000 Dr. Braunstein
Mar TBA MRP 3000  Dr. Thompson
Apr 14th 10:00 a.m. MRP 3000  Dr. Wie
May TBA MRP 3000  Dr. Shilts 
Jun TBA MRP 3000  
Jul TBA MRP 3000  
Aug TBA MRP 3000  

Food & Nutrition Club

The Food and Nutrition Club is a student-run organization at Sacramento State University serving the needs of students with an interest in health and a passion for food.

Food & Nutrition Club Facebook Page

Food & Nutrition Club Officers Spring 2020    

Career Opportunities

  • Community Public Health
  • Food Service/Hospitality Manger
  • Nutrition and Health Counselor
  • Communications/Public Relations/Marketing
  • University/Research Centers

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