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Advanced Start Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science

Kaplan University

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Description

Created for those individuals with Associate's or Bachelor's degree, the online Advanced Start Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science degree program from Kaplan University guides students in earning their nutrition degree in as little as two years.

Throughout the course of this online degree in nutrition science, students will examine the various essentials of good health that can that lead to a rewarding career.

This online nutrition science program's curriculum offers students coursework that focuses on:

  • Exploring the principles and pharmacology of nutrition and how dietary choices can contribute to a healthy lifestyles
  • Acquiring an understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of foods and nutritional needs at various stages of the life cycle
  • Developing the administrative, ethical, and professional skills necessary for leadership positions throughout the health care field
  • Completing an original comprehensive capstone project that demonstrates your ability to apply your nutrition science knowledge and skills to real-world scenarios

This online nutrition degree program also aids students in developing their understanding of the practical application of nutrition science, as well as aid them in learning the values, research methods, and applications that can help them in a broad range of life science occupations.

Throughout the course of this online degree in nutritional science, students learn to apply the principles of healthy living in education, as well as develop an understanding for the administrative, ethical, and professional skills that are needed for succeeding in leadership positions within various parts of the health care field.

This online degree in nutrition sciences also offers students the option of focusing on four areas, such as:

  • Pregraduate/preprofessional
  • Dietetics
  • Health and wellness
  • Health science

Graduates of this online nutrition degree will have an expansive knowledge of the various topics, concepts, values, research methods, and applications in nutrition science, as well as the understanding that is needed for applying them to a variety of situations.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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