Nutrition Degree at University at Buffalo (UB)

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Nutrition Degree

The nutrition program at University at Buffalo 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 New York 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. UB has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Master's Degree
  • Post-Masters Certificate

Students by Academic Level (2013)

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Master's Degree0
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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Nutrition program at University at Buffalo, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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

  • Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
    • Total Employment: 120
    • Average Hourly Rate: $59.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $123,970

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

  • Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
    • Total Employment: 250
    • Average Hourly Rate: $26.20
    • Average Annual Salary: $54,500

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

  • Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
    • Total Employment: 70
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.34
    • Average Annual Salary: $40,220

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 New York

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,...)

Canisius College

Buffalo, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Nutrition (M)

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 73 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nutrition (B,M,D)

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nutrition (B,M)

The Sage Colleges

Troy, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 49 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nutrition (B,M)

Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 86 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nutrition (M,D)

New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nutrition (M)

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