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Foods and Nutrition

When you choose to study Foods and Nutrition at Brescia, you will study a wide range of concepts surrounding nutrition, while diving into the impact the food industry has on our global world.

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    Take on an executive role in a foods-related club and develop a variety of transferable skills, from leadership to stakeholder engagement to budget oversight. Brescia has a number of options from Nutrition Ignition!, Student Human Ecology Association (SHEA), to Sport Nutrition Athlete Program (SNAP) to name a few.

    Or, become a student leader through a SLC program like Career Peers, Wellness Peers, or Soph Peer Mentoring.

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    Connect with Brescia alumnae through the Professional Mentoring Program!

    Connect with a governing body in your field to learn more about occupational trends and make connections with people working your field.

    Learn about occupational trends and career trends on the National Occupation Classification.

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    Figuring out what’s next requires action and reflection: Talk through your action plan or next steps in a Career Group Advising session or book a one-on-one appointment with a SLC Career Advisor.

Our Foods and Nutrition grads bring the following Brescia Competencies to the world

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    Self Awareness and Development

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    Inquiry & Analysis

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    Problem Solving

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Your Degree at Work: Industries/Employers  

Healthcare: Hospitals, family health teams, community health centres, long-term care, private practice, diabetes education centres or health promotions

Education: Adult or parent education, post-secondary

Food Manufacturing and Production


Policy, Public Health, and Government: Government (Health Canada), public health units, community health centres  or food safety and security

Business: Private sector health companies , consulting firms, marketing, product research and development

Food Styling: Food styling for Media/websites, publishing house

A Lifetime of Learning: Further Education

  • Food and Nutrition Management
  • Lactation Consultant
  • Nursing
  • Human Nutrition
  • Health Sciences
  • Social Work


  • Fitness Consultant
  • Food Policy Analyst
  • Food Safety Inspector
  • Food Security Program Coordinator
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Wellbeing Counsellor
  • Health Promoter
  • Freelance Food Writer
  • Infant Feeding Assistant
  • Researcher
  • Product Developer
  • Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  • Customer/Marketing Analyst


Healthcare: Nutrition services supervisor, clinical dietitian and long-term care homes inspector

Education: Diabetes & obesity educator

Food Manufacturing and Production: Quality assurance associate, product development culinary technician

Business and Industry: Director of engagement, health & wellness, manager of training, development & recruitment, marketing coordinator

Career Paths in the Honours Specialization in Foods and Nutrition Program

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