Start a career that will help you lead the way toward a healthier, more equitable future with a degree in Precision Nutrition and Wellness. In our program, you’ll get experience in a variety of disciplines, including nutrition, biochemistry, statistics and data analysis, genetics, microbiology, and more. Your degree will prepare you to make your mark in a wide range of fields, from biomedical research, to health care, to sports and fitness, and more.
Potential Career Paths for Precision Nutrition & Wellness Graduates
Advance our understanding about how our bodies interact with nutrients on a molecular level and use cutting-edge technology to develop new medical tests, techniques, and therapies that address each person’s unique risk factors and wellness opportunities to prevent and treat diet-related diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes.
Health care (doctor, nurse, pharmacist, physician assistant, etc.)
Incorporate nutrition and exercise recommendations into medical care and treatment plans for individual patients and communities.
Use your knowledge of precision nutrition and wellness in clinical or private practice settings to develop nutrition programs that take unique dietary needs into account. You may pursue a career as a registered dietitian with an advanced degree.
Genetic and Genomic Counseling
Help people better understand their own unique genetic makeup to make decisions that help prevent disease.
Fitness Professions (personal trainer, sports nutrition, etc.
Use precision nutrition and wellness to improve fitness and athletic performance for clients by adapting nutrition and exercise programs to address an individual’s genetic composition.
Business and Industry
Use your expertise in precision nutrition and wellness to develop, test, and market new products, technology, and processes that will address an individual’s genetics and resulting health risks to help people achieve optimal health and wellness.
Public Health/Public Policy
Advocate for changes to the programs and policies that govern the food system, health care system, education system – like the “one-size-fits-all” approach – to improve health and wellness on a local, national, and global scale. Ensure that these changes address the unique needs of individuals and populations.
You may choose to deepen your understanding and broaden your career options through graduate school.