Certificate in Holistic Nutrition Consulting (CHNC)


This program provides training in how to educate others about appropriate holistic health protocols to support and rebalance the body and restore wellness for general good health through holistic nutrition protocols. This program includes training in how to establish a practice, locate information from state regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with local and state requirements, and discuss current topics in holistic nutrition to provide current evidence-based support.

Graduates of the Certificate in Holistic Nutrition Consulting will be able to implement tools for increased health and well-being and a more natural, balanced way of life.

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 online here.


Learn tools for increased health and well-being

Topics include: nutritional biochemistry, acid-alkaline balance, fasting, food combining, transitional daily diet, wheatgrass therapy, and sprouting

Discover a wide range of lifestyle modifications and holistic health protocols

Learning Outcomes

  • Construct strategies to provide clients, consumers, and organizations with information to make healthy choices in nutrition and lifestyle.
  • Analyze the impact of behavioral factors, lifestyle choices, and environmental factors on the cause and progression of disease.
  • Use essential components of effective listening skills to apply in coaching sessions.
  • Develop the components of a holistic nutrition business to effectively implement record keeping, required insurance, scope of practice, ethics, legal considerations, marketing, and networking.

Career Goals:

  • Holistic Nutrition Consultant
  • Nutrition Consultant
  • Nutritional Therapy Consultant
  • Wellness Educator
  • Addition to current healthcare practice

Current Instructors:

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Admissions Requirements:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

Tuition and Fees:

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