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Dietetics Degree at San Francisco State University (SFSU)

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Dietetics Degree

The dietetics program at San Francisco State University prepares students for careers as a dietitian, food scientist, or private chef. The program focuses on the principles of the food and nutrition sciences, human behavior, and the biomedical sciences to design and manage effective nutrition programs. Program courses include: human nutrition, nutrient metabolism, disease prevention, planning and directing food service activities, diet and nutrition analysis and planning, supervision of food storage and preparation, client education, and professional standards and regulations. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer dietetics degrees.

The Dietetics program at San Francisco State University is accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics since 1978.

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Students Enrolled in the Dietetics Program

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

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male4
Female40

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian10
Black1
Hispanic2
White18
Unknown6

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Dietetics program at San Francisco State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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
    • Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 590
      • Average Hourly Rate: $34.06
      • Average Annual Salary: $70,840
    • San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 480
      • Average Hourly Rate: $33.42
      • Average Annual Salary: $69,510

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.

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

Other schools offering Dietetics Programs in California

Dietetics 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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San Jose State University

San Jose, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

76 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B,M)
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California State University - Chico

Chico, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

69 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B,M)
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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

82 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B)
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California State University - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

91 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B,M)
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California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Pomona, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

55 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B)
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California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

100 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B,M)
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California State University - San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

35 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B)
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Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (C,B,M)
  • Clinical Nutrition (C,B,M)
  • Dietetic Technician (C,B,M)
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Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B)
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San Diego State University

San Diego, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

100 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dietetics (B,M)