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University of Washington School of Public Health

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Minor in Nutrition

The Nutrition Minor provides students with a foundation of knowledge in nutritional sciences, food studies, food systems, and population health. Students examine food and nutrition practices and policies that affect sustainable diets and long-term health. The minor offers a multidisciplinary perspective of the food environment, including the interplay of food and nutrition, human behavior, business, culture, and the environment. The Nutrition Minor is administered by the Nutritional Sciences Program.

Likely Careers

People with Nutrition Minors pursue a variety of careers in the world of policy, service, and the sciences, among many others.

At a Glance

Administering Department:
Nutritional Sciences Program

UW enrolled students wishing to declare the Nutrition Minor must: a) have completed 45 credits and b) have a declared major.

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Kristin Elko, Adviser