According to O*NET, dietitians “Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.”
Baylor’s Nutrition Sciences major is accredited by the American Dietetic Association and will help prepare you for the path to becoming a registered dietitian. Please visit the department’s website for detailed info regarding career opportunities, course requirements, and information about becoming a registered dietitian. Be sure to look at the Nutrition Sciences Handbook for even more detailed information regarding this rewarding career.
Click the following link to watch a video from O*NET about the career field of dietetics:
The American Medical Association has also put together a nice page with details about this profession here.