Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Online Program

Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Online Degree Program

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Add Sustenance to Your Future by Earning an Online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition 

Liberty University’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition is designed to give you an overview of the principles of nutrition. Our Graduate Certificate in Nutrition will aid you on your path to becoming a nutrition expert and allowing you to move into Liberty’s Master of Public Health in Nutrition easily. While the certificate does not lead to becoming a registered nutritionist, you will learn valuable information pertinent to the field of public health.

Our Graduate Certificate in Nutrition offers the benefit of adding to your credentials while enhancing your resume as you pursue a career in the field of nutrition. You can complete this certificate in as little as two semesters. A certification in nutrition gives you the unique opportunity to promote your knowledge and understanding gained through graduate courses saturated with the relevant, up-to-date information you can practically apply on a daily basis.

Why Choose Liberty’s Graduate Certificate in Nutrition?

Liberty University is not only the largest university in Virginia, but it is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation. As such, we work hard every day to live up to those credentials by seeking to improve our curriculum and teaching methods. With courses covering pertinent topics like food-borne illness and prevention, nutrition and chronic disease, diabetes, obesity, and eating disorders, and performance nutrition, you will have a wealth of applicable knowledge allowing you to advance your career potential. As the Graduate Certificate in Nutrition is offered 100% online, you can manage your active schedule while enhancing your knowledge in a short amount of time.

The education you will receive by completing our nutrition certification online applies to many popular health careers. You will learn directly from experts in the field of nutrition through our interactive setting, and the personalization of unique learning techniques offered through our online curriculum. If you do not have the time to pursue a master’s degree, but wish for a quick resume builder for a promotion or new opportunity, our graduate certificate in Nutrition is for you.

What Will You Learn in Our Online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition?

Our Nutrition certificate will provide training in the basic principles of nutrition, the metabolism of all nutrients, and the role food plays in making healthy choices while also preventing diseases. You will have access to current research and governmental initiatives regarding food safety as well as the established best practices for handling food in foodservice systems. Additionally, these courses are packed with pertinent information regarding the societal, familial, and psychological influences on eating behaviors, their contribution and development of Type 2 Diabetes, and other eating disorders and societal epidemics.

The final few courses in this program will take you through the current research regarding the relationship of genetics, chronic disease, and the role of medical, nutritional therapy. You will become familiar with nutrition as it relates to the aging process. Furthermore, you will become familiar with the role of nutrition and prescriptive diets in rehabilitation services, fitness, and sports performance.

Required Courses:

  • HLTH 640 - Principles of Nutrition
  • HLTH 643 - Nutrition and Chronic Disease
  • HLTH 644 - Diabetes, Obesity, & Eating Disorders
  • HLTH 645 - Performance Nutrition for the Physically Active

Online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your Online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Liberty University offers you the opportunity to receive instruction from our qualified faculty members who bring practical knowledge of the field of nutrition and health into their instruction.

Similar Online Program

Masters of Public Health in Nutrition

Liberty University’s Master of Public Health (MPH) Nutrition online degree program will help you master skills pertinent to the field of public health. The MPH Nutrition degree is designed to produce successful persons wanting to influence their community through promoting healthy nutrition positively. Whether your interest is career advancement, education or enhancing society, in the MPH Nutrition degree you will achieve a rich understanding of public health and the importance of nutrition.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 15 total hours
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Information and Requirements

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