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239 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in nutrition is offered at 33 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 38% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 9.6% of nutrition graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Nutrition Majors

In 2018-2019, 239 basic certificates were awarded to nutrition majors. This makes it the 17th most popular basic certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nutrition at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,881
Master’s Degree 1,446
Graduate Certificate 825
Associate’s Degree 395
Basic Certificate 239
Undergraduate Certificate 61
Doctor’s Degree 30

Earnings of Nutrition Majors With Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for nutrition majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for nutrition students who are basic certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in nutrition. About 82.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 42
Women 197
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Nutrition

The racial-ethnic distribution of nutrition basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 58
Hispanic or Latino 25
White 120
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 9
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nutrition Basic Certificate Students

There are 33 colleges that offer a basic certificate in nutrition. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

52 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for nutrition students seekinga basic certificate is Lindsey Hopkins Technical College. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nutrition program at Lindsey Hopkins Technical College awarded 52 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 77% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
39 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Tarrant County College District. Each year, around 50,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nutrition program at Tarrant County College District awarded 39 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 90% of this group were women, and 49% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Barton County Community College

Great Bend, Kansas
38 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Barton County Community College. Roughly 4,300 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 basic certificates were handed out to nutrition majors at Barton Community College. Around 26% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

27 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis. Roughly 29,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,580 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,826 per year.

The nutrition program at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis awarded 27 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 41% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

24 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Elizabethton. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 basic certificates were handed out to nutrition majors at TCAT - Elizabethton. About 96% of this group were women, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

15 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Sinclair Community College comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in nutrition. Each year, around 18,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nutrition program at Sinclair Community College awarded 15 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 80% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
10 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Milwaukee Area Technical College is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in nutrition. Each year, around 14,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 basic certificates were handed out to nutrition majors at MATC. About 90% of this group were women, and 30% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Des Moines Area Community College. Roughly 23,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their basic certificate in nutrition from DMACC. Around 22% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

#9

Stark State College

North Canton, Ohio
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women

Stark State College comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in nutrition. Each year, around 11,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nutrition program at Stark State College awarded 7 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#10

William Rainey Harper College

Palatine, Illinois
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

William Rainey Harper College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in nutrition. Each year, around 13,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 basic certificates were handed out to nutrition majors at Harper College. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#10

Long Beach City College

Long Beach, California
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Long Beach City College comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in nutrition. Each year, around 24,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their basic certificate in nutrition from Long Beach City College. Of these students, 75% were women and 75% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo, Michigan
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kalamazoo Valley Community College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in nutrition. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 basic certificates were handed out to nutrition majors at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#12

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

Shell Lake, Wisconsin
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in nutrition. Each year, around 2,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their basic certificate in nutrition from WITC. About 67% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Gaston College

Dallas, North Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

The 14th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Gaston College. Each year, around 5,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 basic certificates were handed out to nutrition majors at Gaston College.

#15

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1 Yearly Graduations

The 15th most popular school in the country for nutrition majors who are seeking their basic certificate is University of Southern Mississippi. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,786 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,786 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 basic certificates were handed out to nutrition majors at Southern Miss.

#15

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations

Ferris State University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in nutrition. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,376 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,608 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 basic certificates were handed out to nutrition majors at Ferris.

Nutrition Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Dietetic Technician 100
Dietitian Assistant 92
Dietetics 44
Other Dietetics & Nutrition Services 3

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nutrition that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 46,750
Allied Health Professions 22,739
Allied Health Services 20,455
Health/Medical Admin Services 16,402
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 9,861

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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