Nutrition Degree at Michigan State University

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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.

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Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

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

Natural Sciences Managers


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

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
    • Total Employment: 70
    • Average Hourly Rate: $50.99
    • Average Annual Salary: $106060

Molecular and Cellular Biologists


Research and study cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization.

Life Scientists, All Other


All life scientists not listed separately.

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary


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

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 22 students completed this program


  • Nutrition (M,D)

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