Health and Wellness

Those interested in improving an individual’s health and wellness through diet and exercise but do not have the desire to pursue a medical degree will find these majors/concentrations fit the bill.

Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion

Nutrition

Prepares students to become experts in the relationship of nutrition and diet in promoting health and treating disease.

Career Opportunities:
  • Corporate wellness consultant - median annual salary of $55,051
  • Clinical nutritionist - median annual salary of $50,000
  • Food product development scientist - median annual salary of $65,00
  • Humanitarian nutritionist - median annual salary of $53,470

Human Development and Family Science

Child Life

Provides child life services to patients including medical play, pre-procedural teaching, use of distractions and evaluating the effectiveness of the interventions and plan.

Career Opportunities:
  • Director of volunteers - median annual salary of $81,330
  • 4-H professional - median annual salary of $68,670
  • Youth program administrator - median annual salary of $60,397
  • Juvenile probation officer - median annual salary of $53,020