The University of Arizona's innovative bachelor's degree programs will help you launch a thriving career in nutrition, dietetics and advancing healthy lifestyles. Nutrition also is an ideal pre-health major for those who plan to pursue other careers in healthcare.
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Why Major in Nutritional Sciences?
Are you passionate about your health? Do you want to help others live better too?
You can turn these passions into a rewarding career with a bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences.
The Nutritional Sciences program at the University of Arizona provides an interdisciplinary approach to learning about food, nutritional therapies, and optimal wellbeing. It will prepare you to launch a career after graduation or to pursue graduate programs in dietetics, nursing, pharmacy, medicine, and other healthcare fields.
At the University of Arizona, you will explore health challenges and graduate with a strong foundation in core sciences and research-based knowledge about nutrition and disease. You also will have an opportunity to roll up your sleeves and work with local organizations to improve your community, gain professional skills, and build your resume. Most importantly, you'll learn from highly respected faculty members who truly care about your success. The relationships you build with faculty and staff will last for many years to come.
Launch your career in Nutritional Sciences to make a difference in families and communities. Soon you will be tackling health challenges and sharing your passion with others.
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The bachelor's degree in nutrition and food systems prepares you to become a leader in building efficient, equitable, and sustainable food production systems, in food-related policy, in food security, and in food as it relates to health and nourishment.
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