- Nutrition Science (B.A.)
Nutrition Science (B.A.)
Love science? Thinking about medical school or pursuing a graduate degree in another healthcare field?
If you’re interested in the relationship between nutrition and human health and aspire to further your education in a healthcare field beyond your first four years of college, then you might want to consider a degree in nutrition science.
As a student pursuing this major at Messiah, you’ll get a chance to design and carry out research projects with a team of other students who have similar interests. And, you’ll take courses in a wide range of subjects that will tap into your love of science, including general, organic, and biochemistry; anatomy and physiology; statistics; basic food science; and nutrition. This new program is specifically designed to help you be a successful candidate for either graduate or medical school.
So, if you are a strong science student who is thinking about being a physician’s assistant or pursuing a healthcare career in a field such as medicine, nutrition, public health, dentistry, or occupational therapy, then Messiah’s nutrition science major is one that will help you fulfill your career goal.
As a nutrition science major at Messiah College, you’ll be able to:
- Learn how to apply science principles, communication techniques, and management strategies to improve the health and lives of others.
- Take courses such as Human Anatomy and Physiology; Nutrition Theory; and Advanced Food Science and Technology.
- Work alongside faculty while researching a nutrition-based topic of special interest to you.