Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Online

Department
Total Credits Completed
12

The Graduate Certificate in Nutrition provides specialized training for Graduate students in advanced applied holistic nutrition.  Professionals working in the CAM field will be able to deepen their knowledge and understanding of how nutrition can be integrated into every wellness plan.

This program on its own does not meet the requirements for eligibility to sit the Board Certification in Holistic Nutrition exam offered by the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. Graduates interested in qualifying for this exam can use the credits completed in this program toward the Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition for exam eligibility.

Learning Outcomes

Assemble a solid theoretical understanding of how to review, utilize and design scientific and clinical research.
Demonstrate a strong theoretical understanding of anatomy and its relationship to physiology and how structure relates to function.
Be able to compare and contrast specific pathological conditions and show clinical connections to each body  systems and system interrelationships.
Assess how factors like digestion, absorption and metabolism influence the effective use of macronutrients and micronutrients.
Evaluate nutrition for life stages and for clients with various illnesses.
Recognize food/dietary supplement/drug interactions.

Nutrition State Law Disclosures:

if you are interested in pursuing a career in nutrition or dietetics, you should consult with the appropriate state board to assure that your credentials will allow you to achieve your professional goals. Many states have enacted laws that regulate the practice of dietetics and nutrition services. You can also view more information for each state online here.

Current Instructors:

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Admissions Requirements:

Bachelors degree from US Department of Education approved accredited institution, an admissions interview and recommendation for admission from the Dean of Admissions.

Tuition and Fees:

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