Nutrition and Food Sciences

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Nutrition and Food Sciences degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

Animal-Feed Sales Representative
Animal Nutritionist
Cafeteria Coordinator
Clinical Dietitian
Community Dietitian
Consultant Dietitian
Culinary Magazine Editor
Diabetes Counselor
Dietary Manager

Dietetic Technician
Educational Dietician
Environmental Health Specialist
Fitness Trainer
Food and Drug Inspector
Food Retail Buyer
Food Sales Representative
Food Technologist/Scientist
Health Education Specialist
Health Inspector
Hospital Quality Assurance Coordinator
Management Dietitian
Peace Corps Volunteer
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Quality Control Tester
Research Dietitian
Restaurant Manager
Retail Manager
Spa Manager
Weight Reduction Counselor
Wine/Hospitality Sales


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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