Food, Wellness & Dietetics

Description of program

This program is ideal for students who have an interest in pursuing careers in nutrition, wellness, health and disease prevention. Courses provide students with knowledge in event planning, photographic styling applications, social media and digital design techniques, developing and adapting food products for marketing and specific nutritional needs, meal planning, food safety, and the scientific investigation of production, processing, preparation, evaluation, and utilization of food.

If you are interested in these things, you will like this program

Food Science; Cooking, Baking and Pastry Arts; Food Photography; Digital Design Techniques; Mass Food Production; and Food Product Development

This program is great preparation for the following careers

  • Registered Dietician
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Food Editor
  • Food Service Director
  • Food Production Manager
  • Nutrition Counselor/Education
  • Nutrition Research Specialist
  • Chef
  • Caterer/Event Planner
  • Food Critic
  • Food Stylist
  • Fitness Specialist
  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Restaurant Owner/Manager
  • School Nutrition Services
  • Weight Management Specialist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Cookbook Writer, Blogger/Vlogger
  • College Professor/Teacher
  • Food Demonstrator
  • Test Kitchen/Food Technician
  • Food Chemist/Engineer


Dietitian – $75,270

Available certifications

ServSafe Manager

Coursework and descriptions

  • Event Planning
  • Food Innovations and Media
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Here’s something else you need to know

    Students in this program may join Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). This is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.

    For more information on this program

    Contact the program director, Mr. Malcolm Dailey at