Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Overview
There is a growing emphasis on the role of nutrition in helping people lead healthier lives. The bachelor’s degree in nutrition is designed to prepare you to enter a rewarding field in which the health and lives of others may be significantly improved through your knowledge and skills.
This degree program is designed to provide foundational knowledge and skills related to the fields of nutrition and health care. You will have the opportunity to:
- Explore the principles and pharmacology of nutrition and how dietary choices contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
- Acquire an understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of foods and nutritional needs at various stages of life.
- Develop the administrative, ethical, and professional skills for leadership positions throughout the health care field.
Accelerated Master’s Degree Options
You can work toward a Purdue Global master’s degree in health care administration, health informatics, health information management, public health, or health education while you earn your online nutrition degree. Complete both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in less time and at a lower cost than completing both programs separately. For details and eligibility requirements, speak to an Advisor.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.