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Food, Nutrition & Related Services at Luzerne County Community College

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Food, Nutrition & Related Services at Luzerne County Community College

If you are interested in studying food, nutrition and related services, you may want to check out the program at Luzerne County Community College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Luzerne County Community College is located in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 4,920.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Food, Nutrition & Related Services section at the bottom of this page.

  • Associate’s Degree in Nutrition

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Nutrition Student Demographics at Luzerne County Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nutrition majors at Luzerne County Community College.

60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 40% of nutrition associate's degrees went to men and 60% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in nutrition only graduates about 21% men each year. The program at Luzerne County Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 19% more women than average.

Luzerne County Community College Gender Breakdown of Food, Nutrition & Related Services Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in nutrition at Luzerne County Community College are white. Around 80% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Luzerne County Community College with a associate's in nutrition.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Food, Nutrition & Related Services Majors at Luzerne County Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Nutrition Grads May Go Into

A degree in nutrition can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Luzerne County Community College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 37,440 $38,570
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 15,960 $29,180
Food Service Managers 6,010 $66,680
Dietitians and Nutritionists 3,310 $56,440
Dietetic Technicians 1,220 $30,080

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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