Promotion of health and control of disease

Tasks Required and Skills

  • Assess nutritional needs
  • Consult with physicians and health care personals
  • Counsel people on basic rules of good nutrition
  • Monitor food service operations
  • Develop policies for food services or nutritional programs

Knowledge, Education, Training, and Experience

  • You need at least a master's degree (6 years)
  • Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food
  • Knowledge of economics and accounting principles and practices


A dietitian makes $48,900 a year in the state of Nebraska.