Dietetics & Nutrition

Contact Regina Trew at Midway High School

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About Dietetics & Nutrition

This Career Cluster prepares individuals for employment in career pathways related to families and human needs. Source:[http://tn.gov/education/article/cte-cluster-human-services#sthash.c58z0KFZ.dpuf]
Based on the latest statistics, more than 7.2 million people are employed in human services occupations. Faster than average employment growth, coupled with high turnover, should create numerous employment opportunities. Source:[http://tn.gov/education/article/cte-cluster-human-services#sthash.c58z0KFZ.dpuf ]
Dietetics and Nutrition is designed to prepare students for occupations that focus on nutritional well-being, such as dietitian or nutritional counselor. The course content covers the foundations of human needs, nutritional requirements and issues, nutrients and their relation to disease, and disease prevention. Upon completion of this POS, students will graduate with a professional portfolio and will be prepared for further study or a variety of nutritional career opportunities. Source:[http://tn.gov/education/article/cte-cluster-human-services#sthash.c58z0KFZ.dpuf]

Employment Outlook

Bureau of Labor Statistics-Personal Care and Service Occupations