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Oklahoma State University

Nutritional Sciences

Academic College: Human Sciences

The Department of Nutritional Sciences prepares graduates for positions in nutrition and dietetics. This diverse and dynamic profession integrates human nutrition, food service administration, food science, chemistry, physiology, management, and interpersonal skills. Nutrition professionals work in a wide range of settings, in both the public and private sector and assume an array of challenging responsibilities. Career opportunities for a registered/licensed dietitian include: health care dietitian and administrator, nutrition or food science researcher, fitness/wellness consultant, food service design consultant, dietary products or equipment representative, public health nutritionist, entrepreneur in dietetic programs and services, and corporate dietitian/nutritionist.

Major Options

  • Allied Health
  • Community Nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Human Nutrition/Pre-Medical Sciences