Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal. Use the search box to find the video made by Laura!
A four-year bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or a related field is required to obtain this position. Some organizations may require a master's degree, which may take an additional two-three years to earn.
Employment of dietitians and nutritionists is projected to grow 8 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Dietitians and nutritionists typically work in hospitals and nursing or residential facilities.