Health Sciences (Nutrition and Health)

The nutrition and health concentration area prepares students for work in a variety of clinical and public health fields that emphasize the relationship between diet, nutrition, food access and health status.

Students majoring in Health Sciences can expect to complete a multi-disciplinary, science-based curriculum that will prepare them for a broad range of careers. Our students have gone on to graduate school and professional work in dentistry, dietetics and nutrition, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistants, public health, among others.

This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

  • My future career:

    Fitness Trainer

  • My future career:

    Dietician and Nutritionist

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  • My future career:

    Health Educator

  • My future career:

    Recreation Worker

    • Career & Salary Information
    • Possible Career Options
    • Median Salary*
    • Education Needed
    • For More Information**

    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

    ** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.