Clinical Nutrition Manager

What Does A Clinical Nutrition Manager Do?

A clinical nutrition manager supervises the dieticians and line staff who develops the patient trays to patients. They also handle quality assurance checks on patient charts and trays.

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How Do I Become A Clinical Nutrition Manager?

A four-year bachelor’s degree in nutritional science or a related field is the minimum requirement for this position. Most clinical nutrition managers today have a master’s degree in a related field. A master’s degree may take an additional two-three years to earn after earning the bachelor’s degree.

What is the Average Salary For A Clinical Nutrition Manager?

High – 86,000
Median – 63,000
Low – 38,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Clinical Nutrition Manager?

  • Science – As much as possible, including biology and psychology!
  • Math – As much as possible!
  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Nutrition

What Is The Work Environment For A Clinical Nutrition Manager?

Clinical nutrition managers generally work in hospitals, nursing homes, or other healthcare settings.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Clinical Nutrition Manager?

The job outlook for this position looks very good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada