Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

You are what you eat, and it’s a nutritionist’s job to ensure that the food consumed by people has a positive impact on health, growth and wellbeing. Working in the agbioscience sector, they may evaluate the nutritional value of feed, make observations to better understand eating habits, or adjust nutrients in products.

Also known as: Clinical Dietician, Correctional Food Service Supervisor, Dietary Manager, Dietitian, Outpatient Dietitian, Pediatric Clinical Dietician, Registered Dietician
Learning Strategies
Personnel Management
Operations Analysis
Service Orientation
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Advise clients on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications and food selection and preparation
Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life
Plan, conduct and evaluate dietary, nutritional and epidemiological research
Write research reports and other publications to document and communicate research findings
Manage quantity food service departments or clinical and community nutrition services
Make recommendations regarding public policy, such as nutrition labeling, food fortification or nutrition standards for school programs
Develop curriculum and prepare manuals, visual aids, course outlines and other materials used in teaching
Advise food service managers and organizations on sanitation, safety procedures, menu development, budgeting and planning to assist with establishment, operation and evaluation of food service facilities and nutrition programs.
Meet Adrienne
United Animal Health
"What I do is research ways in which we can create ingredients that have a healthier benefit in the animal. We use different agbioscience methods, whether it's in the animal or in the lab to ensure that we are giving the best nutrients and best ingredients to that animal to create health."
B.S. Equine Industry and Business, M.S. Equine Exercise, Physiology, and Nutrition, Ph.D. in Equine Nutrition

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