This certificate offers a variety of courses in nutrition for future and present health care professionals, researchers, and others who are commonly faced with community-related nutrition issues. The certificate is intended to help healthcare professionals and others who would like to increase their knowledge in nutrition.
Note: This certificate is not equivalent to the registered dietitian license and does not provide a license to practice therapeutic nutrition.
This undergraduate certificate may be pursued on a full or part-time basis.
Applicants need not have a bachelor's degree, and applications are encouraged from all disciplines. Application must be made through CHHS.
Students should consult AP.5.3.5 Undergraduate Certificates for more information.
Total credits: 24
|GCH 360||Health and Environment||3|
|GCH 412||Fundamentals of Epidemiology||3|
|NUTR 295||Introduction to Nutrition (Mason Core)||3|
|NUTR 420||Strategies for Nutrition Education 1||3|
|NUTR 421||Community Nutrition 1||3|
|NUTR 422||Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle||3|
|NUTR 423||Nutrition and Chronic Illnesses||3|
One Elective in General Nutrition
|Select at least three credits from the following:||3-4|
|Introduction to Organic, Biochemical, Pharmacological, and Fuel Chemistry (Mason Core)|
|General Biochemistry I|
|Global Health (Mason Core)|
|Health Program Planning and Evaluation|
|Nutrition and Weight Management: Obesity, Anorexia, and Bulimia|
|Social Psychology (Mason Core)|
Other course as approved by advisor