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Nutritional Science Major

Start your career in nutrition

Interested in a career in wellness, health promotion or fitness leadership? Want to specialize in nutrition? Explore human biology along with health and fitness? Consider a degree in nutritional science.

Specific requirements for this major can be found in the College Catalog.

Required Courses Meet the Faculty

What can you do with a degree in nutritional science?

Like many BC graduates, you might enter graduate schools such as:

  • College of Charleston
  • Chelsea College of Art & Design
  • University of Delaware
  • Delta State University
  • University of Florida
  • Georgia Southern University
  • James Madison University
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • University of Maryland‑Baltimore County
  • University of Maryland‑Eastern Shore
  • Mississippi State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northwestern State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Shenandoah University
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Tech

Or pursue a career as:

  • Adapted Physical Education Supervisor
  • Athletic Director
  • Coach
  • Event Planner
  • Interior Designer
  • Medical Interpreter
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Principal
  • Recreation Specialist
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Sports League Manager
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Teacher

Learn more about career paths, employment and advancement in a variety of Health and Human Sciences fields on the Career and Professional Resources page.