The primary mission of the Nutrition and Food Science program at Madonna University is to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills required for success in entry level positions or graduate study. The program aims to develop students who utilize their knowledge and skills in an articulate and assertive manner to pursue professional goals in the areas of nutrition, food research, or food service management.
The Nutrition and Food Science program prepares students to work in research, manage school or hospital food service systems, or pursue graduate study. The Nutrition and Food Science program houses a food laboratory where students conduct research and test experimental food products. The laboratory has computers with software designed for use in studying food and nutrition. Alumni of the program have found employment in hospitals, school districts, the food industry and research institutions.