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Nutrition Sciences & Health Sciences Degree Overview

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By now it is well known that Nutritional and Health Science professions are among the fastest growing career paths in North America. A degree in nutrition is both fulfilling and rewarding, challenging and altruistic. The ability to help people make decisions about their health in an immediate and tangible way is second to none when it comes to a worthy cause. And because of the increasing awareness for health and wellness, this career choice has also become increasingly lucrative.

Professional Skills

The online Associate’s and Bachelor’s in Nutrition and Health Sciences available through Nutritionist-World will prepare you for a great number of careers in the Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian fields in a vast number of job settings and environments. In addition to the core principles of nutrition sciences including nutrition, anatomy, biology, physiology and more, students learn administrative, ethical and interpersonal and professional skills necessary to succeed in a leadership, managerial or entrepreneurial role in today’s nutrition professional settings. As one of the most essential fields in healthcare, a degree in Nutrition Sciences teaches foundation, research methods, and real world applications to prepare students for a wide variety of career opportunities throughout the healthcare, business and public service communities.

Advanced Start Bachelor of Science Degree

Moreover, Advanced Start Bachelor of Science degrees (Kaplan Only) are also offered in both Health and Nutrition Science. Those with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from a duly accredited program are eligible to complete their Health or Nutrition Science Bachelor’s degree in as little as two years, taking advantage of credits already received. Those who have been building up to their degree in Nutrition, or who have simply decided that a career change to the world of Nutrition was right for them, are encouraged to inquire about these degrees.

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  • A private institution founded in 1977 with a current total undergraduate enrollment of over 15,000.
  • Ranked #14 in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1, and 89.3% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • At the end of their freshman year, 84% of students return to continue their education.
  • Students attend only one class at a time for four weeks, ensuring easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
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  • Providing accredited online courses and degree programs since 1987.
  • A military-friendly school, it ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Students can customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Program and course tuition is all-inclusive: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Alumni can enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
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  • Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  • Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  • Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  • Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • In a 2013 survey, 83% of students said they would recommend the university to others.
  • Most degree-seeking online and campus-based students are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
  • Average class sizes is 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Founded in 1937 in Davenport, Iowa as the American Institute of Commerce (AIC).
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  • Ranked #8 in the 2013 Best Online Undergrad Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 70% graduation rate– significantly higher than the national average of 59%. 
  • Ranked #2 by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of six regional accrediting associations that accredit public and private colleges and universities in the United States.  
  • Has a network of 26 campuses.
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  • Each year since 2004, The Princeton Review has included California University in its
  • Best in the Northeast listing, recognizing Cal U as one of the best regional universities in the northeastern United States.
  • Ranked #44 in Top Public Schools by U.S. News and World Reports in 2013.
  • average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, was 75% in 2012.
  • Students in its Global Online program earn the same diploma as graduates from Cal U’s traditional degree programs.
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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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  • Offers several scholarship opportunities to students who qualify.
  • Many student organizations and club are present on campus, including numerous Greek honor/service societies, drama club, book club, and a campus ministry.
  • Main campus is located in Salem, West Virginia, but also offers online options.
  • Originally founded in 1889 as Salem College.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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