The program

Nutrition and Dietetics

The program

Graduates of the Nutrition and Dietetics program have the aptitudes and competencies required to work effectively in disease prevention and health promotion.

They are able to contribute to the physical, psychological and social welfare of the globalized world, designing innovative proposals to encourage people to adopt a healthy life style. In addition, they know how to manage food and nutrition production and service companies with efficiency and responsibility at the global level.

 

YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE

 

Dual Degree Program with the University of North Alabama
As a Nutrition and Dietetics major at USIL, you will have access to this exclusive program that makes it possible to earn a bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Nutrition from the University of North Alabama (U.S.A.), in addition to a Peruvian bachelor’s degree from USIL. You will spend one year of your academic program abroad and take courses taught in English by internationally certified teachers. 

 

CONCENTRATIONS

  • Physical Activity and Sports
  • Integrative and Functional Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention

 

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL ENDEAVOR

  • Manager of food and nutrition companies
  • Nutritionist at hospitals, clinics and other public and private health establishments
  • Researcher on food and nutrition at public and private research institutes (CENAN, INIA, etc.)
  • Advisor and auditor of food and nutrition companies
  • Nutrition advisor to international organizations (Unicef, PAHO, World Bank, etc.) and NGOs (Prisma, Caritas, Care, etc.)
  • Nutrition advisor to sports institutions and clubs

 

AN AVANT-GARDE CAREER GEARED TOWARD INNOVATION IN HEALTHY LIFESTYLES, OPTIMUM NUTRITION, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND MENTAL HEALTH
We are living in a knowledge society that exposes us to continuous learning and change, presenting us with daily challenges. We are faced with scientific and technological advances that give us the opportunity to live in a globalized world, where we need to prioritize balance in the midst of chaos. There are many cultures we need to develop, such as that of eating well, consuming energy under adequate conditions, and using our minds to achieve welfare. 
People of the 21st century are expected to live long lives, which requires living in a culture of health prevention. This is the great challenge of those in our field. 

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