Undergraduate Students

The Department of Nutrition Science is the starting point for developing future nutrition scientists and professionals who are prepared to work in a diverse world.

Science isn't just about test tubes and experiments. It's about people. Science helps make people's lives better in a myriad of ways — from improving their daily diets to achieving medical breakthroughs that help cure life-threatening diseases.

All majors in the Department of Nutrition Science have a strong science component including organic chemistry, biochemistry, and human physiology. There are many opportunities for undergraduates to work and learn in a clinical research setting.

Majors in the Department of Nutrition Science prepare students for outstanding careers within the fields of nutrition, public health, science, and business. Our programs also offer excellent preparation for graduate/professional school by combining science with clinical nutrition and practical experience. Explore our website and watch our videos to learn how we make lives better.


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