Academics

Nutrition and Foodservice Management Nutrition and Foodservice Management

Students who enroll in this major develop excellent skills and foundational knowledge in all aspects of nutrition and foodservice management, allowing them to pursue a variety of careers in management positions in foodservice industry, nutrition programs, and government agencies.  

Students gain competencies in knowledge and experiences required of nutritional and foodservice professionals for practical roles of today and the future. An internship of 9 semester hours is required for this major and helps to further develop students for their chosen career.

Possible Careers

  • After-school program supervisor
  • Catering
  • Community nutrition education
  • Consumer affairs
  • Food labeling
  • Food service industries
  • Government food program agencies
  • Home health care
  • Marketing research
  • Restaurant management
  • Product development
  • Public health nutrition
Why Choose Nutrition and Foodservice Management at WIU?

Our students enjoy opportunities to participate in domestic and international study tours, advisory council seminars, local, state, and national professional meetings. All students are encouraged to complete an internship program to gain real world experience and have opportunities to develop their professional network and strengthen their vocational reach.

At A Glance

  • Degrees Available:
    • B.S.
  • Major: Yes
  • Minor: No
  • Graduate Degree: No
  • Campus: Macomb
  • Study Opportunities:
      • Honors

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