As a nutritional sciences major at Merrimack College, you’ll study the relationship between food and health and learn how it affects you, those around you and the entire planet. Featuring cutting-edge training, this program prepares you to tackle society’s biggest health problems, from obesity to chronic disease to inefficient food systems.

With your nutritional sciences degree, you’ll be prepared for a career as a school food-service director, an educator or as a nutritionist for a public-health program, health club, sports organizations or commercial weight-loss program. Interested in an advanced degree? You’ll be ready for further study to become a registered dietician, physician, dentist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, chiropractor, research scientist, pharmacist or professor. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.