Nutrition Science BS

You already know the importance of food and diet in staying healthy. If you want to use your interest in nutrition to help others be healthier and prevent disease, UB’s bachelor’s degree program in Nutrition Science gives you the knowledge to do just that.

Join the growing field of nutrition science

In UB's Nutrition Science program, you’ll learn the role that food and diet play in promoting and maintaining good health and preventing disease for people and communities. You’ll also discover the concept of “culinary nutrition,” which studies the impact that nutrients, diet and food can have on treating and managing chronic diseases and conditions.

Your next steps...

With your undergraduate degree in nutrition science, you can pursue a variety of career paths including dietetics, food science, and entry into health professions programs like dental medicine, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, pharmaceutical science and public health. This program satisfies the prerequisite courses needed to apply to UB’s Clinical Nutrition MS program, which prepares students to become graduate-trained registered dietician nutritionists.