Nutrition Program Finder

Tips for finding the nutrition program that’s best for you.

Choosing a nutrition program that is right for you is a pivotal step on your journey into the nutrition field. Below are some criteria to get you started.

Goals for Studying Nutrition
  • Personal interest
  • Entry-level job
  • Gain a strong foundation in nutrition principles and prepare to obtain a state license
  • Gain expertise in a specialty of the field (already a practicing nutritionist)
Career type
  • Practitioner
  • Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Food scientist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Writer/Media
  • Educator/Professor
  • Clinician
  • Executive in a healthcare company or facility
  • Specialty expertise (already a practicing nutritionist)
Work setting
  • Private practice
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Hospital
  • Community nutrition
  • Food service
  • Public health
Practice privileges and benefits
  • Ability to practice in your state
  • Eligibility to obtain a license to practice nutrition in your state
  • Insurance coverage and reimbursement
  • Scope of practice
Philosophy and focus
  • Personalized nutrition
  • Holistic nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Whole foods
  • Supplements
  • Herbs/Herbal medicine
  • Functional medicine
Learning environment
  • Online
  • On-site
  • Hybrid of online and onsite 
Desired time commitment
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Flexible

Disclaimer: The information listed on the Nutrition Program Finder is intended to be used as a tool to facilitate the search for information on schools that offer nutrition related programs. The information listed has been provided by the school. No liability is assumed for the accuracy of the data described herein, either expressed or implied by American Nutrition Association (ANA). The ANA does not evaluate or assess each program. Please check directly with the school to confirm all details are accurate and up to date.