Learn how to nourish bodies through proper nutrition

Helping Others with Healthy Choices

Nutrition plays a significant role in health and disease. Many health challenges people face today can be managed or completely alleviated through proper nutrition choices and positive lifestyle changes. Nutrition studies is an exciting and constantly changing science that can lead to rewarding careers in helping people with long-term, health-related goals.

  • You'll love studying Nutrition if:

    • You are interested in the study of food, health and wellness.
    • You thrive on helping people.
    • You enjoy working to create food gardens and systems to sustain the environment.
  • You'll form a strong foundation at CBC.

    Although CBC does not offer a Nutrition degree, we can give you the foundation you need to transfer to one of the four-year institutions in Washington that provides this degree opportunity.

    The Nutrition program can also prepare you with a unique perspective for a wide variety of degrees that CBC offers, such as Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Exercise Science and Early Childhood Education.

  • You'll find a career that fits you.

    The study of Nutrition serves as the foundation for becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and also prepares you to become a(n):

    • Food Service Director
    • Educator
    • Researcher
    • Sports Nutritionist


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Nutrition Careers Can Nourish You!

Studying Nutrition provides you with the opportunity to practice your skills as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). This one career offers a host of specialty areas such as:

  • Hospitals, Medical Facilities and Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Community Nutrition Programs
    • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
    • Senior Nutrition Services
  • Food Service Industries
    • School lunch programs
    • Restaurants
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Sports Nutrition and Community Wellness Programs
    • Fitness clubs
    • Employee wellness
  • Private Practice
    • Nutrition counseling
    • Consulting
  • Food and Nutrition Industries
    • Marketing
    • Research
    • Product development
  • Universities and Colleges
    • Teaching
    • Pharamceutical and food manufacturing research
  • Agriculture/Viticulture
    • Product development
    • Quality assurance

Gaining a foundation in Nutrition can help you in your personal life as well as in a variety of alternative careers in healthcare, education and childcare. You'll never regret learning how to nourish your own body and others!

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