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Create graduates in nutrition with enough knowledge to perform a quality profession. Capable of performing in scientific activities supported by ethical principles and take part in multidisciplinary groups on feeding and nutrition policies within a cultural and social-economic framework according to the current needs of the society.

Admission profile

The concerned person should:

  • Have humanistic & scientific knowledge that provide a basic and general culture to understand the mission as a human being and how to relate with the environment preparing him or her for the superior level.
  • Use skills and abilities for inductive & deductive reasoning through written language.
  • Correct use of the Spanish language and basic English dominion.
  • Display taste & interest towards self-study, creativity and research.
Graduate Profile
  • Values the nutritional state in sick and healthy individual considering the stages in life and environment.
  • Applies scientific & technological advance to the nutritional practice with a critical sense.
  • Designs, develops and promotes research, prevention, treatment, control & clinical rehabilitation programs collaborating with other professionals.
  • Manages food services with high-quality standards.
  • Develops and design educational programs in the nutrition area for different contexts and environments abiding by national and international policies.
Work field
  • Clinical Nourishment: Nutritional attention and assessment for healthy, in risk or sick individuals.
  • Population Nourishment: Nutrition applied to public health care.
  • Food technology: Control, assess and improve the nutritional and sanitary value of food during their production.
  • Food services: Planning, directing, control & assessment of the activities in the food service to ensure high-quality standards.
  • Education & Research: This field relates to generating, applying and nutrition promotion, technical and professional human resources formation that contribute the feeding problems in society.
  • Commercial & Business: Identified as the creation of business and commerce that offer products, goods and services in the are to generate employment and satisfy population needs.
Why study this bachelor?

The bachelor in Nutrition from Campus Leon belongs to AMMFEN (Nutrition Members and Schools Mexican Association) that is why the prestige avowed nationally. All teaching staff take part in postgrad studies, some with PROMEP profile or SNI (National Researchers System). The campus continues to develop infrastructure and services aiming as one of the best in the area. The relevance of the study plan agrees with the problems and needs from the country's health sector.


Enrollments in ten semiannual periods (6-month terms). For more information, please visit

Study Plan

The study plan for the degree in Nutrition is composed by 47 learning units where 8 are optional spaces. A total of 397 credits from which 40 correspond to the optional learning units. The professional social service contains 80 credits that must be completed in a year's stay. Besides, the student must prove the domain of the English language obtaining a TOEFL score of 400. The educational program is composed by 10 semesters (6-month terms).

  • First Enrollment
  • Introducion to Nutrition
  • Physiology and anatomy
  • College identity
  • General Chemistry
  • Verbal and written expression
  • Optional I
  • College Social Service
  • Second Enrollment
  • Developmental physiology
  • Scientific thought
  • Social-Cultural aspects of feeding
  • Biochemistry
  • Psychological development
  • Optional II
  • College social service
  • Cellular biology and genetics
  • Third Enrollment
  • Dietetics
  • Nutrition's physiology
  • Microbiology and parasitology
  • Sustainable development
  • Food chemistry
  • Interview: Theory and technique
  • Optional III
  • College Social Service
  • Fourth Enrollment
  • Demographic nutrition and public health I
  • Dietary calculation
  • Developmental physiopathology
  • Toxicology and General pharmacology
  • Complimentary and tradicional medicine
  • Nutrition's psychology
  • Optional IV
  • College Social Service
  • Fifth Enrollment
  • Demographic nutrition and public health II
  • Evaluation of nutritional status
  • Bioethics
  • Food science
  • Optional IV
  • Optional V
  • College Social Service
  • Sixth Enrollment
  • Food safety: Food availability and accesibility
  • Diet therapy in pregannacy and lactation, pediatric stage and adolescence
  • Educative projects development in nutrition
  • Health services management
  • Research methodology: Design
  • Optional IV
  • Optional V
  • College Social Service
  • Seventh Enrollment
  • Food safety: Sanity
  • Diet therapy in adults and elders
  • Quality control and food service commercialization
  • Research methodology: application
  • Optional VI
  • Optional VII
  • Optional VIII
  • College Social Service
  • Eighth Enrollment
  • Innovaion and Food techniques
  • Field practice
  • Innovative projects design
  • Optional VI
  • Optional VII
  • Optional VIII
  • College Social Service
  • Ninth Enrollment
  • Professional social service
  • Tenth Enrollment
  • Professional social service
Optional learning units: The student must cover a minimum of 16 credits; choosing any unit from the following areas:
  • Art and Culture
  • Movies
  • Photography
  • Skilll development
  • Didactic learning unit elaboration
  • Work and study habits
  • Computing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Neurolinguistic programming
  • Human Development
  • Sexuality and responsible parenthood
  • Desarrollo Humano
  • Research select topics
  • Qualitative research
  • Food service management select topics
  • Culinary techniques
  • Touristic services
  • Demographic nutrition select topics
  • Nutritional programs design
  • Food select topics
  • Diet fiber
  • Organic compounds with nutritional importance
  • Xenobiotics
  • Recombinant DNA technology and genetic engineering
  • Clinical nutrition select topics
  • Eating disorders
  • Nutrition and sports
Offered in:

Campus Celaya-Salvatierra, Health Sciences & Engineering Division (DCSI)
Location Celaya
Address: Ing. Javier Barros Sierra #201 esquina Av. Baja California; Ejido Santa María del Refugio Eje Juan Pablo II; C.P. 38110; Celaya, Gto.
Phone: (461) 598 59 22
Location Salvatierra
Address: Privada de Arteaga S/N; Colonia Centro; C.P. 38900; Salvatierra, Gto.
Phone: (466) 663 05 93

Campus León, Life Sciences Division (DCS)
Location Downtown
Address: 20 de Enero No. 929; Colonia Obregón; C.P. 37000; León, Gto.
Phone: (477) 267 49 00 or (477) 714 58 59



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Guanajuato, Gto., México

Tel: +52 (473)  732 00 06

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