Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Help Others Get on the Healthy Path


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total

Do you have a passion for helping others make healthy food and wellness choices? If you are looking for a way to change your current career or fill in your skills and knowledge in nutrition, then a graduate certificate can help you bridge that gap. Liberty University’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition provides the advanced training in nutrition you need to advocate for healthy choices in a variety of contexts.

Through our graduate nutrition certificate program, you will be prepared to explain the relationship between nutrition and disease prevention, understand best practices for avoiding foodborne illnesses, and the psychological and social factors that contribute to poor nutrition.

You want to make a difference in your community, and our online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition will help you become a Champion for Christ in the field of nutrition and public health. Our online nutrition courses are firmly based in evidence and practice while maintaining a Christian worldview on health and wellness. If you are looking for a flexible way to take nutrition classes online, then Liberty University’s online nutrition certificate can help you meet your goals.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

As a leading online Christian college and a pioneer in distance education since 1985, we offer a biblically-based, academically excellent program delivered in a format tailored to meet your needs as a student and a professional. Available 100% online with no set login times, you can earn your Graduate Certificate in Nutrition wherever life takes you.

Our 8-week courses maximize your time, so you can graduate with your nutrition certificate sooner than you would in a traditional, residential program. Taught by professors with real-world experience as nutritionists, our online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition will give you the education you need to further your career without uprooting you or your family.

Throughout our graduate nutrition certificate, you can learn the basic principles of nutrition, metabolism, and the role food plays in maintaining good health. You will have access to current research and governmental initiatives regarding food safety and explore the best practices for handling food in foodservice systems.

You will also study the societal, familial, and psychological factors involved in the development of eating disorders, type 2 diabetes, and other nutrition-based diseases. Other courses in this graduate nutrition certificate will examine the current research regarding the relationship between genetics, chronic disease, and nutritional therapy.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.