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Career Placement for Nutrition & Dietetics

Career Placement

Our graduates work as clinical nutrition specialists; hospital food service directors; community agency consultants; food sales or pharmaceutical representatives; nutrition writers and consultants; dietitians for health care organizations; high school science, health, and home economics educators; and entrepreneurs in private practice.

Career opportunities with Nutrition and Dietetics

A bachelor of science degree in nutrition and dietetics opens the door to many rewarding career opportunities, such as the following:

  • Clinical Dietetics (health care facilities)
  • Community/Public Health
  • Corporate Dietetics
  • Education
  • Research 
  • Schools/Child Care Centers
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Self-Employment

 UNH graduates are working in places such as these:

  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center
  • Hospital of St. Raphael – New Haven, CT
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center – Bridgeport, CT
  • Connecticut Culinary Institute
  • Arden House – Hamden, CT
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital – New Haven, CT
  • St. Barnabas Medical Center – New Jersey
  • Beth Israel Medical Center – New York, NY
  • Bridgeport Hospital – Bridgeport, CT
  • Milford Hospital – Milford, CT
  • Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Programs in New Haven & Bridgeport
  • Physicians' Offices

Graduate School

Nutrition and dietetics students receive priority acceptance into the UNH weekend master of science program in human nutrition. Students may also choose UNH graduate programs such as the M.S. in education, an M.B.A., or the M.S. in health care administration.

  1. Blaze Your Path

    Our Career Development Center offers full career development services to help our students, as well as our alumni, learn how to effectively manage and develop their careers.