Nutritional Sciences, A.S.

Explore Nutritional Sciences – Where Food Meets Science. Start your journey to a healthy future.

About the Program

  • This program explores whether the saying "You are what you eat" holds true.
  • Nutritional sciences blend the worlds of biology and chemistry.
  • As a student in nutritional science, you'll learn how the things we eat can impact our health, for better or worse.
  • The Nutritional Sciences program equips students for a wide range of careers in healthcare and wellness.
  • It also paves the way for those who plan to pursue dietetics, leading to a registered dietitian credential.
  • Graduates can find employment in medical healthcare, nutrition and food science research, health education, and various public or private practices.

Program Details

Dive into Nutritional Sciences to understand how food affects our health. Learn more about this program.

After successfully completing this program, you will have the ability to:

  • Describe the role nutrition plays in health and/or disease. 
  • Communicate scientific information.
  • Identify components of a healthy lifestyle leading to optimal health or chronic disease prevention.
  • Explain the relationship between microorganisms and human illness.

Discover the Nutritional Sciences A.S. program requirements. For in-depth information, check the catalog.

Degree Requirements

Navigate your Nutritional Sciences journey with our program map. For a detailed guide, consult the catalog.

Program Map

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