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Top 10 Bachelor Degrees in Nutritional Science 2019/2020

Those who are interested in pursuing their bachelor’s degree will typically spend about four years receiving the academic credentials that this program requires. This foundational degree is often used as a stepping stone to a career of choice, many times required for employment.

What is a Bachelor in Nutrition? This degree requires deep studies in the science and practice of diet and its influence on overall health and wellness. This important field of study prepares students to advise people on what foods to eat and avoid for their lifestyle and specific health goals. The program will typically require courses on human health and pathology, as well as courses that emphasize lifestyle, physical exercise, and wellness as it relates to satisfactory nutrition.

There are many benefits that draw students to a degree in the science of nutrition. The job outlook for nutritionists and dieticians is very promising because the field is growing as more people look to food to prevent and treat illnesses. With a Bachelor in Nutrition, your earning potential and your attractiveness as an employee may be more secure and on the rise.

From one program and area of the world to another, the cost of receiving a four year degree in nutrition will range from very affordable to somewhat pricey. Because cost depends on where and when you choose to go to college, it’s a good idea to contact your school for more information.

A variety of professional settings are in need of nutritionists, including hospitals, nursing homes, school cafeterias, medical clinics, public facilities, research institutes, and more. Additionally, many nutritionists are self-employed, running their own practices and having their own clients and patients. Many focus on specialized areas, such as pre and post-natal, pediatrics, sports, and geriatric.

A Bachelor in Nutrition can put the world of health, wellness, and diet at your fingertips. To find out more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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10 Results in Nutritional Science

Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (UNIVAP)

The curriculum is organized to ensure the integration of students from different backgrounds in health, and to promote the respect of basic and specific subjects, basing ... [+]

Over the course

The curriculum is organized to ensure the integration of students from different backgrounds in health, and to promote the respect of basic and specific subjects, basing on the Science of Food and nutritional needs of individuals and populations.

The aggregate knowledge over training possible performance in numerous areas, from the most traditional to the most current, such as Herbal Medicine, Genome, Gerontology.

The graduates of Univap have generalist, aimed at food security and dietary care in all areas of expertise in the food and nutrition are presented fundamental to promoting, maintaining and restoring health and preventing disease in individuals or populations .... [-]

Brazil São José dos Campos
March 2020
Portuguese (Brazil)
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Universidade do Grande Rio Professor José de Souza Herdy (UNIGRANRIO)

The course of Nutrition aims at training of generalist, humanistic and critical professionals facing the health needs of the population, mainly seeking promotion, prevent ... [+]

The course

The course of Nutrition aims at training of generalist, humanistic and critical professionals facing the health needs of the population, mainly seeking promotion, prevention and maintenance of health of the individual. The professional is qualified to know, evaluate, explain and intervene in health status, particularly for food and human nutrition in their individual and collective. The professional will be directed to meet the following skills and abilities: planning, organization, direction and supervision of food and nutrition services; evaluation of individual nutritional status and collective; preparation and provision of hospital care, outpatient and office of nutrition and dietetics with prescription, planning, organization, supervision and evaluation diet for the sick.... [-]

Brazil Rio de Janeiro
March 2020
Portuguese (Brazil)
Full-time
Campus
Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior Agrária (ESAV)

Knowing food from production, through its industrial processing, assessing the qualitative and nutritionally under the quality point of view, food safety and nutritional ... [+]

Bachelors in Nutritional Science. Objectives and competencies Knowing food from production, through its industrial processing, assessing the qualitative and nutritionally under the quality point of view, food safety and nutritional value compared to different user requirements; Establish two-way relationship between food production and consumption in a perspective of improvement / diversification of food production and nutritional conditions of the population. Careers Food and Nutritional Education; Superior Quality Control technician; Food management (Kindergartens, Canteens, 3rd age homes, restaurants, etc.); Education for Food Consumption; Agro-industries Manufacturing; Industries Food Biotechnolog... [-]
Portugal Viseu
October 2019
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Palestine Polytechnic University

Our four-year Therapeutic Nutrition program has been specifically designed for students with a strong interest in nutrition and health science who wish to use their knowl ... [+]

Concerns and interests on nutrition, diet, and human health have dramatically increased during the last decades. Indeed, nutrition habits and lifestyle affect our health and quality of life. Further, dietary factors implicated approximately 50% of the main causes of death worldwide.

Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, digestive system health, liver health, and kidney diseases are the major issues of human health. Therefore, healthy nutrition is a vital and promising approach to treat and manage such problems. Toward this end, in 2015, Palestine Polytechnic University has established a new program, namely, Therapeutic Nutrition under the Faculty of Applied Sciences.... [-]

Palestinian Territories Hebron
August 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Bastyr University

Exercise and nutrition are integral to good health. In the nutrition and exercise science degree program, you’ll learn to combine whole-food nutrition with expertise in e ... [+]

Exercise and nutrition are integral to good health. In the nutrition and exercise science degree program, you’ll learn to combine whole-food nutrition with expertise in exercise science and holistic health. You’ll build an in-depth knowledge of the body's physiology and mechanics, as well as an understanding of mind-body wellness and the role of nutrition in health. By gaining a deep understanding of the impacts proper nutrition and physical activity have on health and wellness, graduates of this program are poised to serve in multiple roles at the forefront of a new health paradigm - one that places emphasis on prevention and well-being.

Program Features Modern Training Facilitie... [-]
USA Kenmore San Diego
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Bastyr University

In the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program, you’ll gain a comprehensive education that merges the science of nutrition with a broad view of wellness, community, and ... [+]

In the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program, you’ll gain a comprehensive education that merges the science of nutrition with a broad view of wellness, community and the environment. Bastyr's experienced faculty guides you through the physiological, biochemical, socioeconomic, political and psychological dimensions of human nutrition.

The University's curriculum emphasizes that good nutrition involves understanding and meeting the greater needs of the planet. This includes using food as affordable medicine and learning how growing and processing food impacts the environment.

Program Features A rigorous science-based curriculum prepares you for a mainstream profession with ... [-]
USA Kenmore San Diego
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of South Australia Online

With the prevalence of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, as well as an ageing population, health practitioners who have expertise in both nutrition and exercise ... [+]

Degree overview Take a holistic learning approach to nutrition and exercise Build your skills in two highly complementary fields Develop the knowledge and skills to support community health and wellbeing through physical activity and good nutrition Be guided by experts and world-class researchers who are at the forefront of new discoveries in exercise and food sciences UniSA’s research in the area of health sciences is recognised as well above world-standard.*

*Results in Public Health and Health Services - 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

Snapshot

Study a 100% online nutrition and exercise degree designed specifically for online learning. Take full control over your study - access support seven days a week, plan your study to fit around your life, view learning resources 24/7, and log into the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.... [-]

Australia Adelaide
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Online
Maastricht University, Campus Venlo

University College Venlo (UCV) is unique. You follow your interests and select your own courses. This enables you to study issues related to Food, Nutrition & Health ... [+]

University College Venlo

University College Venlo (UCV) is unique. You follow your interests and select your own courses. This enables you to study issues related to Food, Nutrition & Health in an interdisciplinary manner. With the help of your personal academic advisor, you build a tailor-made bachelor's programme. The central part of your study programme is made up of courses within the concentration of your choice: Social Sciences or Life Sciences. In the Social Sciences concentration, you can choose courses in fields such as Psychology of Eating, Economics and Behavioural Change. The Life Sciences concentration offers courses in Biology, Epidemiology of Food, Biochemistry, and Datamining. Combining courses from different disciplines will help you develop a distinct academic profile, perfectly adapted to the Master’s programme or professional position you aim for.... [-]

Netherlands Venlo
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Wollongong

The Bachelor of Nutrition Science provides a strong grounding in areas including nutrition science, food chemistry, biochemistry, and metabolism, as well as training in n ... [+]

Course summary

Eating well is central to supporting growth and development, preventing chronic disease, and general vitality at all stages of life. Nutrition is the science of how the foods we eat affect our health. Nutritionists are scientists who attain, maintain and promote the health of the public through nutrition research, communication of nutrition information or public health forums. Dietitians are specialist nutritionists who, in addition to these research and public health roles, are accredited to work with individuals and groups to help improve their health outcomes and quality of life. This occurs in settings such as the community, hospitals, private practice, research and food service.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
Gdansk College of Health

By undertaking studies in the field of nutritionist, you will gain professional knowledge in the field of medical sciences, health sciences and physical culture sciences. ... [+]

By undertaking studies in the field of nutritionist, you will gain professional knowledge in the field of medical sciences, health sciences and physical culture sciences. With us you will master, among others planning rational nutrition for people of different ages, both healthy and sick, preparing dishes included in individual diets, in accordance with the current classification of the Institute of Food and Nutrition, and you will also learn to evaluate nutrition and recognize malnutrition.

In first degree studies, classes are conducted in two forms:

full-time (full-time) - classes are held from Monday to Friday.part-time (extramural studies) - classes take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.... [-]
Poland Gdańsk
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Polish
Full-time
3 years
Campus