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Department of Nutrition

Good health and nutrition are essential to an individual’s quality of life. In fact, the importance of healthy eating, dietary planning and disease prevention are issues that most people talk about on a daily basis. To meet the demand for qualified nutritionists and registered dietitians, the Department of Nutrition at LIU Post offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in nutrition, including a Dietetic Internship leading to eligibility for the Registered Dietitian examination.

Upon completion of the undergraduate program, the Dietetic Internship program and the registration exam, career options for Nutrition graduates encompass a wide range of settings, including hospitals, extended care facilities, community health programs and public health agencies. In addition, exciting career opportunities exist in areas such as: advertising; food service, restaurants and catering; pharmaceutical companies; sports programs; higher education in colleges and universities, teaching hospitals and medical centers; corporate; community and public health and wellness consultation.

If you are passionate about nutrition science and you have a desire to educate people on how to live healthier lives through proper nutrition and the importance of healthy lifestyle behaviors, then the LIU Post Department of Nutrition is where you should start.