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Applied Food and Nutrition, B.S.

Those who study food and nutrition focus on integrating nutrition knowledge into medical nutrition therapy for the prevention and treatment of disease. Nutrition education and counseling and food service management are key skills emphasized throughout the program.

Eligible for Credentialing

AF&N graduates are eligible to sit for the Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR) exam.

National Job Growth

Applied Food and Nutrition opportunities are projected to grow 6% in the U.S. by 2024.

Hands-On Learning

AF&N students gain 400 hours of supervised practice experience and have the opportunity to participate in quality improvement studies and faculty-led research projects.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

Grand Valley's bachelor of science program is unique in that it embeds professional practicum experiences in food service, community, and clinical nutrition with didactic studies of food culture, nutrigenomics, and sustainability.

There is secondary admission to this program.

Why Study Applied Food and Nutrition at Grand Valley?

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Program Details