Promote health and wellness with a career in nutrition.

NSCC’s Nutritional Science and Diet Technology two-year associate degree program prepares students to become Dietetic Technicians. Learn how to analyze nutrient intake data, plan menus, create special diets and calculate nutritional supplements. Dietetic Technicians work as nutritional consultants or research assistants, or in partnership with a registered dietitian in a variety of settings including health care, food service, community health programs and outreach, wellness organizations, and food service businesses.  

An associate degree in Nutritional Science and Diet Technology from NSCC can lead to careers in these areas:
Clinical Dietetics
Food and Nutrition Management
Public Health Nutrition
Education and Research
Consultant/Private Practice
Related Health Professionals
Business and Industry
International Food Organizations
Public Policy/Government

$33,900

2016 Boston-area Median Wage

4

Semesters estimated degree completion time. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes

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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact info@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact nutrition@northshore.edu or call 781-477-2215.

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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