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Dietitian/Nutritionist

Help Others Eat Well and Live Long

Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056

513-529-3831

careercenter@MiamiOH.edu

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Related Job Titles

Clinical Dietician, Clinical Dietitian, Clinical Nutritionist, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Oncology Dietitian, Outpatient Dietitian, Registered Dietician, Registered Dietitian, Renal Dietitian

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 29-1031.00

O*NET Summary
  • $63,090 Median wages (annual)

    2020

  • 5,300 Projected job openings

    2019–2029

  • Over 8% Project growth (much faster than average)

    2019-2029

What you Need to Know

  • Biology — Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Therapy and Counseling — Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Analytical or scientific software — Axxya Systems Nutritionist Pro; Compu-Cal Nutrition Assistant; Monash University Low FODMAP Diet App; The Nutrition Company FoodWorks
  • Data base user interface and query software — CyberSoft NutriBase; Database software; DietMaster Systems DietMaster; ValuSoft MasterCook
  • Desktop communications software — Skype
  • Medical software — BioEx Systems Nutrition Maker Plus; Lifestyles Technologies DietMaster Pro; MNT Northwest MNT Assistant; SureQuest Systems Square 1
  • Office suite software — Google Drive; Microsoft Office

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