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Program Overview

Dietetics is the science and art of applying the principles of nutrition to the diet.

Program Summary

Program Credits: 77.5 - 79.5 Credits

Status: Open Enrollment

Introductory Course: NDFS 290


To learn more, schedule an appointment with Life Sciences Advisement at 801-422-3042.

Dietetics Major Snippets

Beyond The Classroom

Engaging in internships, mentored research, associations and clubs related to your program is an important step in linking your education with the real world. These experiences enhance your education and prepare you for both further schooling and your future career.

Occupations and Employers

Possible Occupations

With a Bachelors

  • Dietitian and Nutritionist
  • Health Educator
  • Epidemiologist
  • Medical Scientist
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselor
  • Social Worker

With a Masters

  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Instructional Coordinators
  • School and Career Counselors

With a Doctorate

  • Postsecondary Teacher

Potential Employers

Meet Your Academic Advisor: Lisa Buzan

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Lisa grew up in Michigan and is proud to be from the state that gave us Motown music, Ford motor cars, Greenfield Village, Mackinac Island, and Kellogg’s corn flakes.

After coming to BYU, where she received a degree in Child Development and Family Relationships, she moved on and spent time living in California’s San Fernando Valley as well as Las Vegas before returning to BYU as an academic advisor.

Lisa once went skydiving and would do it again in a heartbeat! She also enjoys movies, plays, museums, historical sites, genealogy, and “cat naps” with her cat, Goodwin.

To schedule an appointment to meet with Lisa, contact the Life Sciences Advisement office at 801.422.3042 or by visiting 2060 LSB.

Office Hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Closed for devotionals and holidays.