Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Nutrition (Certificate)


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Human Nutrition (Certificate)

 

The Human Nutrition graduate certificate program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals, exercise physiologists, and health educators in the area of human metabolism, nutrition assessment, and food systems. Dietitians can explore new areas of study such as integrative and functional nutrition, gerontology, and sustainability. Responsible conduct of research training is provided to enhance students’ ability to work on research projects with nonprofit organizations or other institutions. Graduates of the Human Nutrition graduate certificate program will develop a foundation in nutrition science, be able to identify and evaluate current research on nutrition and health and use evidence-based nutrition strategies.

 

The 12-credit graduate certificate in Human Nutrition is offered 100% online and will meet the needs of working professionals. The courses available to meet the 12-credit requirement are:

  • FSN 501:
  • FSN 506:
  • FSN 508:
  • FSN 524:
  • FSN 530:
  • FSN 542: Sustainability, Nutrition, and Health (3 credits)  

 

The Human Nutrition graduate certificate program admission requirements include a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, one year of college level chemistry, one year of college level biology including one course of anatomy and physiology, and one college level introductory nutrition course.

 

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