Nutrition Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 21 accredited schools where nutrition classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in Pennsylvania, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:

  • Nutrition Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nutrition
  • Bachelors degree in Nutrition
  • Masters degree in Nutrition
  • PhD degree in Nutrition


Schools

  1. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  2. Butler County Community College

    College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, Pennsylvania 16003-1203

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  3. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  4. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  5. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  7. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  8. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  10. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  11. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  12. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

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  13. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  14. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  15. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  18. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  19. Westmoreland County Community College

    145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895

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  20. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  21. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

    101 Community College Way, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Pennsylvania 3,860
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Pennsylvania

3,690 3,460 3,890 4,000 3,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nutrition professionals is growing in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, 170 more nutrition professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has grown by 5% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of nutrition professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$34,070 $33,490 $34,535 $38,915 $40,175
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nutrition professionals are growing in Pennsylvania. The mean salary for nutrition professionals in 2006 was $34,070 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,175 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$25,320
25th percentile
$31,780
50th percentile
$38,885
75th percentile
$47,785
90th percentile
$58,445

Thus, there was a 15% growth in nutrition professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of nutrition, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nutrition professionals earn 131% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Nursing
$57,800
Nutrition
$40,175

In Pennsylvania, nutrition professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nutrition programs available for each degree type for all schools in Pennsylvania

associate
9
bachelor
14
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
6
Total38

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited nutrition schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 304 graduates in 2006. And there were 470 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 55%. 37% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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