Nutrition

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.

2020-2021 Required Courses: 18 credits

NTR123 Nutrition Throughout Life Cycle (3) Prerequisites: NTR104 or NTR200*
NTR150 Overview of Nutrition Professions (1)
NTR191 Nutrition Counseling Skill Development (3) Prerequisites: NTR104 or NTR200*
NTR200 Human Nutrition (3)
NTR219 Community Nutrition (3) Prerequisites: NTR104 or NTR200*
NTR222 Nutrition Assessment (3) Prerequisites: NTR123
NTR232a Food and Culture (1)
NTR247 Weight Management Theory (1) Prerequisites: NTR104 or NTR200*

 *Required for Nutrition & Dietetic Technician AAS Degree

Other Requirements:

Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Students must earn at least one-third of the certificate credits from CAC.