Dietitian and Nutritionist

Job Outlook in Vermont
Medium Growth

What you might do
Dietitians and Nutritionists help people plan healthy diets.  They may work with individual patients, groups, or food service programs (such as in a hospital).  They may also do research or create educational materials.

Where you might work
Hospital, nursing home, public health clinic, non-profit agency.

Related Links
My Next Move: Dietitians and Nutritionists
O*Net Online: Dietitians and Nutritionists
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Dietitians and Nutritionists
Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (VAND)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Education Required
Most Dietitians and Nutritionists hold a master’s degree (2 years after a 4-year bachelor’s degree).

Where to Study

CT State Community College

University of Connecticut

University of New Haven

Southern Maine Community College

University of Maine at Orono

University of New England

Boston University

Framingham State University

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Merrimack College

North Shore Community College

Simmons University

Tufts University

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Lowell

D'Youville University

Farmingdale State College

Rochester Institute of Technology

Russell Sage College

SUNY Westchester Community College

Syracuse University

Johnson & Wales University

University of Rhode Island

Russell Sage College (NY)

University of Bridgeport (CT)

University of New England (ME)

University of Vermont

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC