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Nutrition and Food Science


Sacramento City College Nutrition and Foods

Sacramento City College's Nutrition and Food Science Department offers Associate Degrees in:


Best suited for students interested in:

  • nutrition-related research
  • dietetics
  • any of the many health-related professions (such as becoming a medical doctor, a nurse or a dental professional)

Food Science

Best suited for students interested in careers related to:

  • how food is grown, harvested, processed, packaged, shipped, and advertised
  • new food products being developed

Career Options

Sacramento City College’s Nutrition and Food Science offers a rigorous program that is broad enough to prepare the student for further study in a variety of nutrition areas including:

  • nutrition and dietetics
    • With an AST in Nutrition & Dietetics, entry to mid-level salary: $63,000.
  • nutrition research
  • food science & technology
  • many other fields

Nutrition and Food Science also pairs well with many other health-related majors such as:

Information relating to careers in Nutrition and Food Science

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Health and Health Professions

Health and Health Professions meta major

This program is part of the Health and Health Professions meta major.

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