This curriculum allows students seamless transfer to the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) Nutrition and Food Science bachelor degree program. Students have their choice of concentrating in one of three options: Dietetics; Food Science; and Nutritional Science. Descriptions of each option are provided below.
Dietetics: Graduates transfer to the UMD Nutrition and Food Science: Dietetics program where they are trained as Registered Dietitians (R.D.'s). R.D.'s - nutrition experts who focus on the treatment and prevention of disease- work in a variety of settings including clinical and community nutrition, nutrition counseling, nutrition education and research, wellness, government, public health, and food service management.
Food Science: Graduates transfer to the UMD Nutrition and Food Science: Food Science program. Food Scientists work in area of food safety, food quality control, food product development, production, management, technical sales and service, ingredient management, research and teaching.
Nutritional Science: Graduates transfer to the UMD Nutrition and Food Science: Nutritional Science program. Nutritional scientists focus on the physiological and biological aspects of food nutrients, and work as researchers in hospitals, laboratories, and industry.