Nutrition Degree at University of Kansas

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Nutrition Degree

The nutrition program at University of Kansas 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 Kansas 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. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Master's Degree16
Doctorate Degree2

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male1
Female17

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian2
White14
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien1

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 University of Kansas, 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 & Projections ()

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

Molecular and Cellular Biologists

Description

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

Life Scientists, All Other

Description

All life scientists not listed separately.

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.

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

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