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Program Overview

The field of dietetics continues to grow as people become more aware of the importance of diet in overall health and preventative medicine. The Dietetics emphasis area, offered at our Alliance, Scottsbluff, and Sidney campuses, allows students to complete two years of study at WNCC and then continue their studies leading toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources and Family Science with a major in Dietetics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The "Transfer with Ease" brochure is available from a WNCC counselor or advisor.


  • Provide the first two years of study toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics.
  • Provide students the first two years of study toward becoming practitioners in clinical, community, and food service.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Science in Dietetics

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, the median pay for Dietitians and Nutritionists with at least a bachelor's degree was $55,240 per year. Growth in jobs in this field for the decade 2012-2022 was projected to be 21%, much faster than average. (