James Madison University

Potential Careers

Our dietetics graduates work in a wide variety of responsible and exciting positions throughout the country. Some of these include:

  • Medical centers
  • Major teaching and research hospitals
  • Outpatient medical clinics or health centers
  • Home health care
  • Health departments
  • Colleges and universities
  • Research centers
  • School foodservice programs
  • Test kitchens
  • Government agencies, including all branches of the military
  • Wellness Centers


  • JMU Summer Hours
    Monday – Thursday
    8:00 – 5:00
    Friday 8:00 – Noon
  • August 28
    First Day of Classes

Welcome from Health Sciences

PHOTO: Herb AmatoHealth is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >