Careers in the Field

Possible Careers for Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists:

Clinical Dietitian:

Provides inpatient or outpatient medical nutrition therapy in hospitals, nursing homes, health centers, mental health and substance abuse treatment programs or private practices.

Institutional Food Service Supervisor or Dietary Manager:

Supervises institutional kitchens for schools, daycare centers, hospitals, nursing homes, correctional facilities or military operations.

Public Health Nutritionist:

Promotes community health through education and environmental supports at WIC (Women Infant & Children) agencies, food assistant programs or government public health offices.

Sport Dietitian or Performance Dietitian:

Ensures optimal fueling for athletes and other very active individuals in college or professional sports, performing arts or armed forces.

Registered Dietitian:

Provides nutrition expertise in health care, education, research, food product/recipe development, marketing or communications.

Specialist Dietitian:

Specializes in pediatrics, maternal health, gerantology, diabetes, renal, oncology, gastroenterology, cardiology, eating disorders, substance use or many other specialities!

Watch this video about the many different career options in nutrition and dietetics.

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Mondays to Fridays: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Health & Human Performance Department
12890 Harding St. Sylmar, CA. 91342 East Campus: Health, Fitness, Athletics Complex Suite 202