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Nutrition Education

Learn all aspects of nutrition, from diet design to current issues, and prepare for graduate studies or a wide range of careers.

The nutrition education faculty members have made the highest commitment to providing students with quality academic experiences. Our curriculum develops diverse skills, knowledge, and competencies in the area of nutrition.


Bachelor's Degree

Our bachelor’s in nutrition education prepares you for graduate studies or a variety of career options. It’s also the only nutrition education major in Utah with options to concentrate in integrative nutrition (available fully online or in person, featured in the top 15 best online health degrees) or sports nutrition.

See the Nutrition Education program in the 2021-2022 WSU Catalog. Please contact Heidi Costello (801-626-6727, for advisement and to declare the major.

Bachelor of Science Details


Leave WSU as an expert in diet and nutrition. Our nutrition education minor (available fully online or in person) offers knowledge and skills to complement majors in health promotion, exercise and sport science, psychology, chemistry, early childhood education, family studies and many other areas of study.

Program Details

Bachelor of Integrated Studies

Increase your employment opportunities in health-related fields with a nutrition BIS emphasis.

Bachelor of Integrated Studies Details

How to Become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Your WSU bachelor’s degree in nutrition education with an emphasis in sports nutrition and completion of additional suggested courses prepares you for graduate programs that provide knowledge and training for the Registered Dietician examination.

Meet with your advisor to find out what courses will best prepare you for the following programs:

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) approves university course curriculum in dietetic programs and administers the standardized and required Registered Dietician exam.