Improving the quality of life and introducing individuals and communities to healthy habits are a few of the daily tasks that befall a Licensed Nutritionist. Take your caring personality, determination and personal experiences and enroll in the Community Nutrition program at UND. By utilizing your knowledge of health and wellness to encourage individuals to pursue healthy eating, you can make an impact on any community you live in — and it all starts at UND.
Choose community nutrition as your major to prepare yourself for a career or for further study in any health and wellness area. By completing the course requirements to become a licensed nutritionist, you might find that there are areas of nutrition that you’re more passionate about than others. Some courses you might take are:
- Foodservice Safety and Sanitation
- Fundamentals of Nutrition
- World Food Patterns
- Community Nutrition
- Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle
Community Nutrition students, like all students, are encouraged to get involved on campus. By taking advantage of on-campus resources, you can enhance your understanding of course material while simultaneously gaining professional experience in Nutrition.
Community Nutrition students are required to complete 180 hours of supervised practice experience in career-related environments.
UND supports the Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics on campus.
Career options for licensed nutritionists are anything but limited with a degree from UND. Graduates can find positions in a wide range of organizations, which can include:
- Public health departments
- Nutrition programs (federal, state and community)
- Employee wellness programs
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