Nutrition and dietetics profoundly affect human health. Even small changes to our eating habits can contribute to the prevention of several health issues and chronic conditions.
At Samford, the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics has prepared students for more than 100 years to become experts in the field, and our alumni are employed in diverse areas, including hospitals, clinics, education, research, sports nutrition, corporate wellness program, community and public health settings.
There are an infinite number of opportunities for students who are called to nutrition and dietetics to make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and entire populations.
At Samford, we prepare dietitians and other professionals with the skills to care for the nutritional needs of individuals and communities.
Take the next step toward a career in nutrition and dietetics.
While our department provides a clear path to become a registered dietitian-nutritionist, the profession offers numerous career options and specialties, including:
Study in an environment where your faith will be fostered and integrated into discussions related to the physical and spiritual needs of individuals and communities.
Our faculty, representing a diverse range of experience and expertise, are readily available to you, building mentoring relationship that last years beyond graduation.
Students engage in hands-on learning within Samford’s state-of-the-art kitchens, nutrition research labs and Experiential Learning and Simulation Center.
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