Online Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship
Are you interested in innovating at the intersection of food and nutrition? The Bachelor of Science in food and nutrition entrepreneurship prepares you for a wide range of careers in the food industry, ranging from marketing and management to research and development. In this food and nutrition degree, you'll also gain the skills needed to launch entrepreneurial food ventures, innovate the delivery of new products and contribute to sustainable food systems.
Next start date: 01/09/2023
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5-15
Total credit hours: 120
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What is a food entrepreneur?
A food entrepreneur is someone who nurtures a passion for food and nutrition to design, launch and run a new business. An aspiring food entrepreneur may have an innovative idea about food creation or delivery. They pair their knowledge of food and nutrition with a robust business plan to execute their vision.
Food entrepreneurs can be bakers, restaurant owners, founders of home-cooked meal startups, leaders in the processed food industry and more. They see opportunities to solve problems and develop profit-making business in the food and nutrition industry.
A food and nutrition degree for entrepreneurs
The online nutrition degree prepares you to tackle ongoing challenges in the field. These challenges include banning plastic, managing inventory, labeling food, preparing for eCommerce and more. The food and nutrition degree also trains aspiring food and nutrition entrepreneurs to find innovative solutions. With a degree in food and nutrition, you'll be ready to revolutionize the food industry and contribute to a growing field.
What will I learn in a food entrepreneurship degree?
In this food and nutrition degree, you'll learn how to develop an online presence backed by evidence-based principles, and explore routes for innovation in food and nutrition through research and development. You'll also study a variety of topics, including:
Food and nutrition degree courses
Our well-rounded food and nutrition degree curriculum covers a range of topics. You can take courses on agriculture, food, health, leadership, management, marketing and nutrition. Coursework will help you develop transferable skills for careers in the food industry, some of which haven't been created yet.
NTR 142: Applied Food Principles
NTR 343: Food Service Purchasing
NTR 344: Nutrition Management and Leadership (L)
NTR 353: Perspectives on the Western Diet: Food, Health and Sustainability
NTR 445: Management of Food Service Systems
NTR 448: Community Nutrition (L)
NTR 455: Retail Food Service Operations
HSC 355: Eating for Lifelong Health (SB)
Lead the industry with a food and nutrition degree
Graduates from the food and nutrition degree will have the knowledge to address significant challenges in the food industry. By understanding nutrition principles and gaining business acumen, you'll be prepared for diverse roles. Career examples include, but are not limited to:
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
Join one of the best schools for nutrition
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