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American University’s online Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Education will prepare you for continued success in the nutrition and public health fields. This program can be completed in as little as one year and is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree who want to quickly earn a valuable credential.
You’ll learn from expert faculty and develop your knowledge of nutrition education, programming, and policy while preparing to address food and nutrition-related issues in a wide range of roles. You’ll also be prepared to share your scientific knowledge in nutrition in a way that’s consistent with health recommendations for populations of different ages, genders, and cultures.
American University’s fully online programs are led by expert faculty who are passionate about teaching. With flexible scheduling in a digital environment, you will get the experience and knowledge you need in the field of your choice.
Many Ways to Study Nutrition
The curriculum in this online program will give you the wide range of knowledge you need to be a leader in nutrition education.
Life Cycle Nutrition
Explore the role of nutrition through the entire life span, including conception, pregnancy, early childhood feeding, adolescence, adulthood, and old age.
Nutrition Education Methods
Examine the current status of nutrition and nutrition education, specifically in the United States, and identify the factors that influence nutrition status.
Vitamins and Minerals
Study the role of vitamins and minerals in maintaining cellular health through biochemical and physiological mechanisms. The course provides an in-depth view of specific vitamins and minerals.
Nutrition for Health
Learn about the role of nutrition in maintaining health and physical fitness in relation to the responsibilities and opportunities of the manager of health fitness programs.
High-Growth Nutrition Education Opportunities
Careers that promote nutrition are important for public health and are always in high demand. In fact, employment of dietitians and nutritionists is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030.1 Other job opportunities include:
- Nutrition Scientist
- Product Compliance/Nutrition Analyst
- Personal Trainer
- Weight Management Consultant
- Nutrition Coach
American University’s fully online programs are led by expert faculty who are passionate about teaching. With flexible scheduling in a digital environment, you’ll get the experience and knowledge you need in the field of your choice.
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