Get a degree in nutrition at the University of Idaho

B.S. Food & Nutrition: Nutrition

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

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Phone: (208) 885-7984

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Managing the Human Body

Prepare for a career in nutrition by studying the body’s biochemical processes and how diet and dietary supplements affect bodily functions. Explore human anatomy and physiology and learn to calculate caloric needs, plan menus, and advise others on leading healthy lives in this program.

Fast Facts

  • Prepare for an advanced degree in health care
  • Visit and teach at child care centers and schools
  • Grow vegetables at the UI organic farm
  • Assist with a faculty member’s grant-funded research
  • Intern with the Health Department
  • Nutrition Educator
  • Nutrition Advisor
  • Research Assistant


Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Job Placement


of graduates earn a job in their field after college.
Degree Roadmap
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in Food and Nutrition: Nutrition, we recommend you:
  • take chemistry courses
  • practice eating a healthy diet
  • develop leadership skills in student office
Lab Fees


Approximate lab fees for required courses. Includes supervised practice/placement fees.
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
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Hands-on Learning
  • Study abroad in India, Taiwan, or Mexico
  • Access to the plant science research farm
  • Access to a certified organic farm
  • Deliver Meals on Wheels
  • Visit schools
  • Health Department 
  • UI Extension Office
  • Child Nutrition Program
  • Food and Nutrition Club
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Club
  • Phi Upsilon Omicron