Introduction

We help you develop an individual-centered professional vocation, master nutrition programs and commit yourself to the well-being and health of your patients. You will learn how to design and implement nutrition programs that contribute to solving nutritional problems in the country.

Graduate Profile

You will be able to participate in the formulation and implementation of food and health plans and programs.

You will help solve nutritional problems in the country, thus improving people's quality of life.

You will be responsible for nutritional care, monitoring and control in health facilities (hospitals and clinics) and recreation and sports centers.

You will design and develop food products incorporating local ingredients and taking into account Peruvian law and / or codex alimentarius parameters.

You will administer and manage food and nutrition programs and projects.

These are some of the places in which you will be able to practice your profession as a UPN graduate in Nutrition and Dietetics:

  • Public health centers (MINSA, ESSALUD, FFAA and PNP, SISOL) and private health centers (clinics) at different levels of care (community medical posts; health centers; municipal, general and specialized hospitals; institutes).
  • Hospitals and nutrition research institutes.
  • Companies in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Food quality certification bodies.
  • Food analysis laboratories.
  • Aesthetic medical centers.
  • Bariatrics centers for obesity treatments.
  • Sports medicine (providing advice to qualified athletes in professional sports clubs).
  • Pharmaceutical laboratories specializing in nutritional support products (research and development for new food products).
  • Management of food assistance social programs for vulnerable populations.
  • Institutional food services (hotel chains and restaurants).
  • Nutrition labeling advisor or freelance consultant in specialized areas.