Family and Consumer Sciences - Dietetics (Bachelor of Science)

Dietician works with client at desk

The Didactic Program in Dietetics is a Concentration of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. The program is designed to provide the academic foundation for individuals who desire to become registered dietitians. Employment opportunities for registered dietitians are diverse and include opportunities in health care agencies, schools, community agencies, wellness programs, the food industry, as well as private and governmental agencies.

Potential Careers

  • Clinical dietitian
  • Managing WIC
  • Research
  • Consultation dietitian
  • Education
  • Private practice

Median Annual Salary

$45,000 - $106,000

*Median annual salaries are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Additional Facts

  • Only DPD accredited program in the northeast Alabama