Photo of the Central Classroom Building at San Jose State University.
The Central Classroom Building is home to the Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging.

First nutrition department in the California State University system

Since 1911, we have been empowering students through knowledge, skills, and practical experience to become qualified professionals in the fields of dietetics, applied nutrition and food sciences, food management, and packaging.

Latest News from Our Blog

Department Launches Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Program

August 3, 2022

Applications will be accepted from September 1 until October 1, 2022. Currently, only applications for the spring 2023 semester will be accepted.


Department Celebrates 2022 Graduates

June 1, 2022

On May 26, 2022, the Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging held a celebration to honor their 2022 graduates.

Congratulations to the 2022 Circle of Friends Scholarship Awardees

May 13, 2022

Each year, the Circle of Friends awards scholarships to eligible students who have demonstrated a dedication to their professional aspirations and have provided exemplary voluntary service to the community, university, or department.

Upcoming Events

Event OnMar22

Benefit Cosmetics Presentation

Time:1:00 p.m.Location:Student Union, Meeting Room 1A (top floor)