- Dietetics Programs
- Dietetic Internship
- MSN-PD Internship
A balanced diet is one of the most powerful ways to get and manage health. With an Oregon State bachelor of science degree in nutrition, you’ll have the opportunity to equip others with that power.
As a nutrition major, you’ll get up close and personal with macro and micro nutrients, but also learn to take a holistic approach that considers behavioral and social contexts.
Learn about the behaviors and social factors behind the dietary choices we make.
Learn how food can help manage diseases such as diabetes and reduce the risk of others, including heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis.
Create healthy meals and menus using local ingredients.
Practice advising individuals who want to improve their overall health.
Have questions? Our peer advisors are here to help.
Oregon State University offers the only didactic program in dietetics in Oregon.
Each option within the nutrition major aligns with various careers in food and nutrition.
Help someone heal their relationship with food as a dietitian. Start your own private practice, or create nutrition programs for patients in a clinical setting.
As a graduate of our nutrition program, you’ll have many career paths to choose from and will be part of a growing field.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 70,900 people worked as dietitians and nutritionists in 2018, and jobs are projected to grow at a rate of 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.
*These roles may require post-baccalaureate/graduate/professional education to qualify.
Dana Bean, ‘19
CPHHS dietetic intern at the University of Northern Colorado
“There is a lot of different information out there about nutrition, and everyone has an opinion. I wanted to go to the source of truth and find out what is actually true."