Brescia University

Nutrition & Families

Are you curious how family dynamics and nutritional needs evolve throughout a life span?

When you choose to study Nutrition and Families, you will dive into many aspects of human life to understand the diverse needs of people and populations around the world. Research the importance of human development, recognize our body’s varying nutrient needs or learn about psychological changes in our minds and bodies – in the Nutrition and Families program, you decide! Under the guidance of your bold professors, you will learn critical thinking, communication and social awareness skills through a variety of dynamic courses, including: Diversity and the Canadian Family, Educational Psychology and Culture and Food.

Did you know, during your Nutrition and Families experience, you can take your learning abroad? Discover your opportunity to study food and nutrition cultures from around the world in Japan. Through these inspirational learning opportunities, you will graduate with the practical skills and network you need to start your future career!

CHOOSE TO learn about the relationship between growth and food.
CHOOSE TO dive into the importance of family dynamics.
CHOOSE TO explore the proper nutrition from infant to adult.


Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for Ontario high school students:

  • ENG4U
  • Required for BSc only: SBI4U, SCH4U, MCR3U or MCF3M
  • Recommended for Nutrition & Families: SCH4U or SCH3U

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates include:

  • Teacher
  • Wellness Educator
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Health Policy Analyst

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Bold Stories

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“ Nutrition and Families provided an all-encompassing learning experience where I was not only able to learn about the importance of nutrition and healthy lifestyle habits, but I was also shown how these topics impact families and one’s everyday life! ”

Dana Casavecchia

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“ I adore the Nutrition and Families program because it offers theoretical food knowledge, cultivates food-related skills, improves interpersonal relationships and provides family education to enlighten individuals’ growth. The program not only helps me on a personal level, but also helps me affects those around me in a positive way. ”

Jiabao Wu


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“ Nutrition and Families is a great program. It makes me very passionate about the subjects that I study. I’m not exaggerating when I say I wake up every morning looking forward to attend the classes. It’s the perfect program for me! ”

Khawlah Siddiq


Program Options

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