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Nutrition Degree at Michigan State University (MSU)

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  • Phone: (517) 355-1855

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Nutrition Degree

The nutrition program at Michigan State University prepares students for careers in clinical dietetics, food and nutrition management, public health nutrition, education and research, media, international food organization, and government. The program focuses on utilizing of food for human growth and metabolism, in both and dysfunctional states, from the interdisciplinary perspective of the agricultural, human, biological, and biomedical sciences. Program courses include: food science, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics, food and nutrition studies, biotechnology, biophysics, and the clinical sciences. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer nutrition degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Nutrition Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Michigan State University offers a bachelor's degree program in nutrition.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male19
Female59

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian4
Black2
Hispanic2
White66
Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Nutrition program at MSU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers

  • Description:

    Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
      • Total Employment: 40
      • Average Hourly Rate: $46.96
      • Average Annual Salary: $97,670

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Dietitians and Nutritionists

  • Description:

    Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, dietitians and nutritionists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
      • Total Employment: 120
      • Average Hourly Rate: $26.76
      • Average Annual Salary: $55,650

Dietetic Technicians

  • Description:

    Assist in the provision of food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian. May plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, dietetic technicians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 16.0% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
      • Total Employment: 60
      • Average Hourly Rate: $12.89
      • Average Annual Salary: $26,800

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Nutrition Programs in Michigan

Nutrition programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nutrition (M)