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Nutrition Schools in Alabama

There are seven Alabama schools offering nutrition programs. 211 students graduated with degrees from Alabama nutrition schools in 2010. 110 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 46 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

175 students graduate from nutrition programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from nutrition programs. Specifically, 46 students graduated with nutrition certificates, 24 with an associate's level degree, 110 with a bachelor's level degree, 27 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a doctorate level degree.

Seven nutrition schools are located in Alabama. Out of these, three schools are private, while four schools are public. Tuition at a public nutrition school varies from $5,806 to $7,900, while tuition at a private nutrition school varies from $14,250 to $21,942.

Average tuition for programs in nutrition is $11,187. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,806 every year, is at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, while the highest tuition for nutrition programs, which is $21,942 per year, is at Stamford University.

Alabama schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing nutrition.

Nutrition Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

175 students graduate from nutrition programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from nutrition programs. Specifically, 46 students graduated with nutrition certificates, 24 with an associate's level degree, 110 with a bachelor's level degree, 27 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a doctorate level degree.

Nutrition Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 50
  • Certificate 2007: 21
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 11
  • Certificate 2010: 46
  • Associate 2006: 24
  • Associate 2007: 17
  • Associate 2008: 21
  • Associate 2009: 27
  • Associate 2010: 24
  • Bachelor 2006: 60
  • Bachelor 2007: 85
  • Bachelor 2008: 77
  • Bachelor 2009: 76
  • Bachelor 2010: 110
  • Master 2006: 14
  • Master 2007: 14
  • Master 2008: 23
  • Master 2009: 23
  • Master 2010: 27
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 5
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Nutrition Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 14 programs in nutrition. Of these programs, close to 42.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Nutrition Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 2

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17880
  • 25th Percentile: 20820
  • Median: 33170
  • 75th Percentile: 38630
  • 90th Percentile: 51220

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31460
  • 25th Percentile: 39150
  • Median: 48250
  • 75th Percentile: 58560
  • 90th Percentile: 68870

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22310
  • Median Salary 2007: 27320
  • Median Salary 2008: 22460
  • Median Salary 2009: 23430
  • Median Salary 2010: 33170
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43830
  • Median Salary 2007: 45690
  • Median Salary 2008: 47580
  • Median Salary 2009: 47120
  • Median Salary 2010: 48250
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 630
  • Total Employed 2008: 750
  • Total Employed 2009: 610
  • Total Employed 2010: 620

Alabama vs National Nutrition Employment

Alabama vs National Nutrition Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 0.969% (750)

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1. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Montgomery, AL and this college offers one nutrition program. This public college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in nutrition.

2. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and this school offers one program in nutrition. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering nutrition programs.

3. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University, which is 4.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Huntsville, AL. OU offers two programs in nutrition. More specifically, this school offers students one nutrition certificate and one bachelor's level nutrition degree. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nutrition.

4. Tuskegee University

Kresge Center- 3rd Floor
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
(334) 727-8011

Tuskegee University offers three nutrition programs. More specifically, it offers students two bachelor's level degrees in nutrition and one degree at the master's level in nutrition. Overall, 2,946 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this university. In terms of programs, Tuskegee is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nutrition.

5. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is near the center of the city. UAB offers three nutrition programs. Specifically, this big university offers students one nutrition certificate, one master's level nutrition degree, and one doctorate level nutrition degree. Overall, 17,543 students pursue degrees in 139 UAB programs. This university is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nutrition.

6. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is near the center of the city. AU offers three nutrition programs. More specifically, this university offers one bachelor's level nutrition degree to students, one master's level degree in nutrition, and one doctorate level degree in nutrition. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in nutrition.

7. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama offers one program in nutrition and UA, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. 30,127 students seek degrees in 188 Alabama programs, overall. Alabama is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering nutrition programs.