There are schools offering nutrition degrees in Massachusetts!
Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Massachusetts
Around 0.1% of Massachusetts's graduates graduate from nutrition degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 239 nutritionists graduate from Massachusetts' 9 nutrition schools.
Tufts University, which was ranked 12th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a nutrition program. It is located in Medford. 81 students graduated with a degree in nutrition from Tufts University in 2010. Students at Tufts University paid $41,598 per year in tuition fees.
Boston University, which is located in Boston, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Boston University graduated 37 students from its nutrition program. The tuition rate at Boston University was $39,864 per year.
Northeastern University, which is located in Boston, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 18th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Northeastern University nutrition program. The tuition rate at Northeastern University was $36,792 per year.
Tuition at Massachusetts' nutrition schools ranges from $41,598 per year to $7,065 per year. But, the average tuition is $22,796 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Massachusetts nutrition schools were charged at the following schools:
- Tufts University - located in Medford, students are charged $41,598 per year
- Boston University - located in Boston, students are charged $39,864 per year
- Northeastern University - located in Boston, students are charged $36,792 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Massachusetts nutrition schools were charged at the following schools:
- Framingham State University - located in Framingham, students are charged $7,065 per year
- University of Massachusetts-Lowell - located in Lowell, students are charged $10,506 per year
- University of Massachusetts Amherst - located in Amherst, students are charged $11,917 per year
A nutrition degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?
A large number of Massachusetts nutrition graduates become nutritionists. In 2010, there were 1,670 nutritionists working in Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, the largest numbers of nutritionists work in the following counties:
- Bristol County - 940 nutritionists
- Hartford County - 160 nutritionists
- Essex County - 130 nutritionists
The government projects that the number of nutritionists in Massachusetts will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,820 nutritionists working in Massachusetts.
On average, a nutritionist earns a salary of $58,850 per year in Massachusetts state. In 2010, however, some Massachusetts nutritionists earned as little as less than $18,280 per year or as much as more than $92,180 per year. The following counties in Massachusetts have the highest average salaries for nutritionists:
- Bristol County - $63,395 per year
- Barnstable County - $63,120 per year
- Hartford County - $58,490 per year
A nutritionist in the following counties in Massachusetts make the lowest salaries on average:
- Essex County - $46,420 per year
- Middlesex County - $52,520 per year
- Windham County - $55,410 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Massachusetts statistics regarding a career in nutrition and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse practitioning or healthcare.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition in Massachusetts
- Master's Degree in Nutrition in Massachusetts
- Doctoral Degree in Nutrition in Massachusetts
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Dietitians and Nutritionists||1,670||$58,850||-18.9%|
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