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How do I become a dietitian or nutritionist?
Becoming a dietitian or nutritionist usually requires at least a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, food service systems management or a related area. Graduate degrees also are available. College students in these majors take courses in foods, nutrition, institution management, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology and physiology. Other suggested courses include business, mathematics, statistics, computer science, psychology, sociology and economics. High school students interested in becoming a dietitian or nutritionist should take courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, health and communications.
Where is a dietitian or nutritionist program?
San Diego State University (SDSU) offers a program.
Are there any scholarships available?
To learn about financial assistance, visit scholarships for school and training programs.
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