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Nutrition
Minor

Program Overview

Explore the best ways to nourish the body and in turn help educate others about the health benefits they can expect. With a nutrition minor at Central Michigan University, you'll learn about a healthy diet. You can use this knowledge to complement other majors. These may include athletic training, child development, dietetics, exercise science, public health, and psychology.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Part-Time
Location: On-Campus
Program Length: 1-2 years
Credit Hours: 22 - 24

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Do you wonder how food affects a healthy lifestyle? If so, a nutrition minor from CMU is an ideal choice. This minor is the perfect accompaniment to majors in health fitness, public health, athletic training, child development and psychology. You'll gain a solid background in nutrition for programs focused on enhancing the well-being of individuals of all ages.

Explore a broad curriculum that takes you through a variety of impactful topics. From infant diets to women's and men's nutrition to geriatrics eating guidelines, you will be immersed in the entire life cycle of nutrition. Plus, you'll discover other relevant dietary topics — food and culture, supplements, eating disorders, obesity — throughout your studies.

Program Highlights

With a nutrition minor from CMU, you'll:

  • Collaborate with the local communities through participation in student organizations such as Campus Grow and SAND (Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics).
  • Benefit from small classes and hands-on learning.
  • Develop your unique nutrition philosophy for well-being.

Careers & Outcomes

Graduate with dietary and wellness knowledge you can apply to a number of health, nutrition and wellness professions.

Career Projected Salary
Dietitian $61,650
Nutritionist $61,650
Dietetic Technician $29,610
Dietary Aid $23,799

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