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

University of New Haven 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 University of New Haven weekend master of science program in human nutrition. Students may also choose University of New Haven graduate programs such as the M.S. in education, an M.B.A., or the M.S. in healthcare administration.