The Nutrition Program of Yakima Valley Community College can help students pursueDairy Products a major or minor in Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences, or other related health fields such as Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Sports Medicine, or Health Education.

Nutrition is an important course to any discipline dealing with people from birth to geriatrics or students just wanting to learn more on how their bodies work, or how nutrition relates to health and disease.

The Human Nutrition 101 course transfers as part of the Natural Science requirement

for The Associate of Science and Associate of Arts Degree at YVCC. In order to reach more students, classes are offered in Yakima and the Grandview campus at a variety of times during the day, evenings and on weekends. Other opportunities to help meet student needs are offering nutrition classes via the World Wide Web and Interactive Television.


For students with a Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Family & Consumer Science, Food Science and Nutrition, Food Service Management

  • Administrator
  • Author
  • Child Care Provider
  • Counselor
  • Diet Tech
  • Director of Marketing
  • Home Based Business
  • Sales Representative in Food

  • Educator: Early Childhood,
  • Elementary,
  • Middle School,
  • High School,
  • Post-Secondary
  • Extension Specialist
  • Food Service Manager
  • Health Services Coordinator

  • Parent Educator
  • Public Relations Officer 
  • Publisher 
  • Registered Dietician
  • Sales Representative in Health Industry
  • Small Business Owner
  • Entrepreneur