Dig into the science behind food and its impact on health

If you want to understand the role food plays in health — how micro and macronutrients affect metabolism, health and performance — then a career in nutrition will feed your hunger for knowledge.

The Oregon State University nutrition program prepares you to help others thrive.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there were 68,000 people working as dietitians and nutritionists in 2016, and jobs are projected to grow at a rate of 14 percent between 2016–24.


Oregon State University offers the only Didactic Program in Dietetics in Oregon.

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