Nutrition Minor

Nourish your body, nourish your mind

All undergraduate students at WIU are eligible for the Minor degree in Nutrition. The program provides students with scientific knowledge about nutrition, food studies, food systems, and the effects of diet on health. The minor offers a wide-ranging perspective about nutrition, including food, culture, health and the environment.

A Minor degree in nutrition can help support employment in a variety of fields such as:

  • Public health nutritionist
  • Food labeling specialist
  • Community nutrition education
  • Food service industry                                                            
  • Health educator
  • Food scientist
  • Medical manager