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Applied Nutrition

Graduate Certificate


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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 14
Cost Per Credit: $650
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College of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences

Program Details

The 14-unit online Graduate Certificate in Applied Nutrition (GCAN) provides knowledge and skills in the area of clinical nutrition. Students will train in advanced nutritional sciences, and the certificate will prepare graduates to successfully compete for jobs in the nutrition workforce and enhance their placement into graduate or professional training programs.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


Students accepted into this program must complete the following courses to earn the certificate:

NSC 501: Statistics for Applied Nutritional Sciences I
NSC 502: Statistics for Applied Nutritional Sciences II
NSC 509: Advanced Nutrition Metabolism and Disease
NSC 519: Advanced Applied Nutritional Sciences
NSC 542: Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy