With a growing emphasis on preventative health care and interest in health, wellness and improved quality of life among consumers and employers, Auburn University's degree option in Nutrition and Wellness is designed to prepare students for successful career entry into the broad health and wellness professions. A multitude of career opportunities now present themselves throughout the voluntary, public and private sectors as employers, employees and private citizens alike are expressing great interest in a healthier working and/or living environment. Successful graduates will provide the education and counselling necessary to help citizens lead healthier and better quality lives, while helping employers improve employee productivity through the provision of a healthier workplace environment. Turn your passion for health and wellness into a serious career option today.
The mission of the Nutrition Science major at Auburn University is to provide a high quality program of study that integrates the core nutrition science courses with additional courses in chemistry, physics, and biology to prepare graduates for entry into professional/graduate schools or nutrition-related careers dedicated to enhancing human well-being and quality of life.
The NSPM curriculum will:
Upon completion of the NSPM curriculum, students will be able to:
CACFP Wellness Resources for Child Care Providers
Corporate Health and Wellness Association
International Association of Wellness Professionals
International Spa Association
Medical Wellness Association
NIH - Health and Wellness
Nutrition and Wellness Careers
Nutrition and Wellness Careers 2
SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators)
Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
"That is what I love most about the nutrition field, being able to be knowledgeable on the subject matter to help people make lifestyle decisions that will have a positive impact on their life and continue to have a ripple effect into their families, communities and so forth." -- Student reflection