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Department Overview

This program prepares qualified clinical nutritionists to play a critical role in the health care delivery. The program focuses on the intensive study of allied aspects of life, health and social sciences that are required in the understanding of food, nutrition and its relationship with health.
The program enables graduates to provide leadership in the management of medical nutritional therapy for planning appropriate nutrition care and education for the patients and creates strategies for optimal nutrition of individuals and community in health and disease conditions. Changes in life style as well as trends of today's major health crises make this specialization one of the most in demand. On completion of the program, the graduates are successfully employed as researchers, consultants and entrepreneurs. Typical careers include hospitals, schools, health centers, primary health care departments, and related sectors.