Brescia University


Major in Nutrition Management

Are you intrigued by the world of nutrition management, where culinary expertise meets business acumen?

The Nutrition Management program offers a comprehensive exploration of this dynamic field. Throughout your academic journey, you'll delve into foundational clinical nutrition, practice the art of food preparation tailored to diverse cultures and large-scale operations, and gain a deep understanding of the institutional and business aspects related to food.

Our program goes beyond textbooks; it's a hands-on experience that equips you with the practical skills needed for success. You'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in various foodservice settings, honing your ability to craft and evaluate menus, develop robust business plans, and design efficient commercial foodservice operations. Plus, with a recognized certificate in advanced food safety, you'll be well-prepared for the rigorous demands of this industry.

Upon completing your major in Nutrition Management, you'll have the chance to write an exam that opens doors to membership with the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management. This esteemed membership is highly valued by employers in healthcare and other institutional settings, making your education a powerful steppingstone to a rewarding career in Nutrition Management in healthcare and other organizations. Choose to excel in the world of nutrition management.


Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures, including the following 4.5 courses: 

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates include:

  • Nutrition manager
  • Diet technician, dietitian assistant in healthcare organizations
  • Foodservice technician/supervisor
  • Menu analyst
  • Sales representative for food or commercial equipment


Bold Stories

Photo of Gillian - nutrition degree

“ The Foods and Nutritional Sciences program has allowed me to grow my knowledge through interactive learning environments, state of the art technology, modern day research and unique volunteer experiences. The faculty are dedicated to student success and creating a positive learning environment for their students. Additionally, I have become a part of an academic family, rooted in faith and women leadership and committed to making a difference in the world.   ”

Gillian Darlington


Photo of Lu - nutrition degree

“ During my four years in the Foods and Nutrition program, I gained knowledge in food processing, food safety, and food laboratory methods courses, while getting opportunities to visit industry plants which helped to make a connection between the classroom and real practice. These experiences guided me to "be bold" and share my nutrition knowledge with the community, and "choose to lead” into my future confidently. ”

Lu Bai

Class of 2019
Photo of Elisa - nutrition degree

“ I had the opportunity in the Food and Nutrition program to take industry related courses beyond dietetics. Brescia expanded my skills and knowledge in a variety of disciplines allowing me to graduate with a well-rounded degree that can apply to many different careers.   ”

Elisa Fitzpatrick

Class of 2019

Program Options

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Meet our Faculty

  • Susan Greig

    Susan Greig


    School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Nutrition Management
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x28037
    Location: Ursuline Hall 303

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