What courses will you take?
The B.S. in Nutritional Science begins with core courses including anatomy and physiology, human nutrition, wellness, public health and psychological science.
At UMass Lowell, we offer three options, which lead to a wide range of career opportunities.
- Dietetics Option — This accredited degree option prepares graduates for supervised practice (leading to eligibility for the CDR credentialing exam for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists), graduate school and/or a career in the health sciences. Courses for Dietetics Option
- Nutrition and Wellness Option — Take a combination of courses to gain knowledge in nutrition, fitness and public health. You will graduate prepared for positions such as health educator, community nutritionist and wellness coordinator. Courses for Nutrition and Wellness Option
- General Science Option — Gain a strong science background to prepare you for graduate school. Apply to physician’s assistant and medical school or master’s and Ph.D. programs. Courses for General Science Option