Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Future Students

Future Students

Food Science and Human Nutrition:  Feeding your Future

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition offers four comprehensive concentrations leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. Undergraduate students can study dietetics; food science; human nutrition; or hospitality management.

Graduate students may focus studies in food science or human nutrition.

Studying for a degree from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, leads to careers impacting the safety, accessibility, affordability and nutrition of the world’s food supply, while enhancing human health. Students can look forward to a high quality education from world-class researchers and instructors. Graduates often have multiple employment opportunities with high starting salaries.

Although the University of Illinois offers the amenities of a Big Ten campus, engaged faculty members, staff and advisors in the Department and College surround students in a community atmosphere.