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Nutrition offers two specializations: Exercise Science and Dietetics. Exercise Science prepares you to work as a nutrition educator, counselor and exercise specialist and can serve clients in hospital, work site, community and school-based wellness and fitness programs.
Dietetics springboards you into the Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. Our program is designed to meet the changing criteria of the national accrediting and credentialing agencies in nutrition and dietetics, which, in 2024, will require the master’s degree for those wanting to sit for the registered dietitian certification exam.
WHO ARE INTERESTED IN CAREERS IN:
I grew up with an autoimmune disease and nothing helped. I changed my diet because I was desperate and went into remission after 3 months. That’s why I’m studying nutrition.
Hannah H. Sussex County, NJ
As my children got older our family was introduced to some mental health issues. I found myself deeply connecting with the notion that food is our healer.
Kerry P. Camden County, NJ
The department keeps me excited every week with emails about opportunities for internships, jobs and volunteer experiences for Rowan students in our field.
Nam P. Cape May County, NJ
Nutrition opened a lot of doors; I was in a lab at Cooper Medical over the summer researching breast cancer cells. So, Rowan set me up really well.
Joseph P. Burlington County, NJ
I love to figure out what foods affect the body in which ways, and I’m also very excited to help people live healthy lives in the future.
Brianna D. Somerset County, NJ
I came to orientation, and I just liked it. It fit into why I like food, nutrition and being healthy, that’s why I got into nutrition.
Jeramie C. Atlantic County, NJ
The courses, clubs and people I met through the major confirmed that I made the right decision to switch majors. My goal is to become a registered dietitian.
Haley M. Gloucester County, NJ
Right now I’m in my second internship, with a dietician in Bridgeton for the whole school district.
Tracie M. Gloucester County, NJ