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Department of Nutrition

Where lives of influence, skill and service take shape.

From coursework to internships, gain the experience you need to excel. At Lipscomb, you will receive an immersive education in a Christian environment where compassion, innovation and bold leadership are valued and encouraged. We will prepare you for influence in your career, whether your eye is set on becoming a registered dietitian, working in food systems management or leading as a sports nutritionist.

By choosing to study in the health care capital of the U.S., you will receive ample opportunity to work in local hospitals, outpatient clinics, and public health forums. Our many experiential learning opportunities will prepare you for success in your chosen career — to make a lasting difference in every life you serve.

Over 90% placement rate for Dietetic Internships.




Study under passionate faculty who are dedicated to your growth and success. Our program is known for its ability to prepare graduates for graduate study and careers in nutrition and dietetics. Once you earn your degree, you could go on to join 100 percent of your peers who were placed into jobs in the field or accepted into graduate programs following completion of the program.

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Food Systems Management

Food Systems Management

From this program, you can go on to culinary school, restaurant management and nonprofit management — with a firm foundation in business, since you’ll automatically earn a business minor. Between coursework, faculty mentorship and internship opportunities, you’ll be well-prepared for whatever it is you are called to do.

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Dietetic Internship (Graduate Level)

Your passion is to help others live a healthier lifestyle through their diet and nutrition. We provide experiences to prepare you to become a registered dietitian through supervised practice and graduate level coursework.

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