Nutrition and Health Promotion Certificate

The Nutrition and Health Promotion Certificate is designed to provide knowledge and training for people who are working with individuals who need education and coaching to lead a healthy lifestyle. This certificate is based on health promotion and disease prevention. 

Who should enroll?

Individuals working in fitness centers, health food stores, weight loss centers, wellness centers, school foodservice, Certified Nursing Assistants, continuing education for allied health and paraprofessionals.

Required Courses 2014-2015 (25 credits)

Computer skills are strongly recommended
Food Safety Foundations or NTR 105 ServSafe Certification (1) Prerequisites: RDG094
NTR150 Overview of Nutrition Professions (1)
NTR129 Introduction to Health Care for Nutrition Professionals (3) Prerequisites: RDG094
NTR104 Nutrition (3) and NTR104L Personal Wellness Lab (1) Prerequisites: RDG094
     or NTR141 Nutrition and Wellness 
     or NTR200 Human Nutrition(3) & NTR104L (1)
NTR123 Nutrition Throughout Life Cycle (3) Prerequisites: NTR141 or NTR104 or NTR200
NTR191 Nutrition Counseling Skill Development (3) Prerequisites: NTR141 or (NTR104 & NTR104L) or NTR200
NTR232a Food and Culture (1) Prerequisite: RDG094
NTR247 Weight Management Theory (3) Prerequisites: NTR141 or (NTR104 & NTR104L) or NTR200
NTR222 Nutrition Assessment (3) Prerequisites: NTR123, NTR129 and (CHM130 or CHM138 or higher CHM course)
NTR240 Clinical Nutrition (3) Prerequisites: NTR141 or NTR104 or NTR200

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