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This information describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major. Understand some of these options may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options when
 

Summary: This information describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major. Understand
some of these options may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options when
choosing a possible career path.
Description of Dietetics
The mission of the Dietetics major within the Department of Foods and Nutrition at The University of Georgia is to
prepare students for successful careers in dietetics. Dietitians provide food and nutrition care services to individuals
and groups. They study a variety of subjects, including food and nutrition sciences, biochemistry, physiology,
microbiology, chemistry, foodservice systems management, culinary arts, statistics, psychology and
communication,. In order to become a Registered Dietitian, students must complete a dietetic internship to become
eligible to sit for the registration examination for dietitians. These highly competitive internship programs are at
least 9 months in length and follow the completion of the Bachelor of Science degree.
Research Careers
Georgia Career Information Center http://www.gcic.peachnet.edu (userid: ugacpp & password: gcis889)
O*NET http://online.onetcenter.org (click on Find Occupations)
Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/oco (type in general term for career of interest)
Alberta Occupational Profiles http://www.alis.gov.ab.ca/occinfo/frameset.asp (click on Occupational Title Search)
*Please visit the Career Center Library or your Career Consultant if you need additional information or
assistance.
Possible Job Titles of Dietetics Graduates
Clinical Dietitian/Nutritionist

  

Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia

 

Collections: Biotechnology