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The Graduate Certificate in Holistic 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.
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.
Core Requirements: Students complete nine credits in graduate-level research and holistic nutrition.
Elective: To complete this program, students will complete an additional three credits in graduate-level nutrition.
Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.