This 43-hour certificate program is open admission. You do not have to fill out a program application.
Complete your TCC Active Apply Admission Application and select this certificate as your major.
You can complete this certificate:
The curriculum for the Food & Nutrition Coach certificate gives you the knowledge and training you need to help individuals develop a healthy eating lifestyle and to be a competent entry-level nutrition professional.
Roles and responsibilities of a Food & Nutrition Coach include:
This 43-hour certificate will help you use your skills in a variety of settings, including:
Most Food & Nutrition Coaches are self-employed and have contracts for various nutrition services.
You are strongly encouraged to follow this certificate with the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) credential by applying to our Dietetic Technician Program.
Certificate completers are not eligible for the DTR credential without completing the Dietetic Technician program requirements.
Licensing laws on nutrition services providers vary from state to state. Check with your state licensing board prior to providing individual nutrition services.
Total Hours: 43 semester hours
See the list of required courses (PDF will open in a new window)
You must be TSI Compliant prior to completion of certificate.
Practicum provides supervised practice experience in real life situations. You are required to complete 1 practicum course, with a minimum of 150 hours.
|Program Component||Estimated Cost|
|Uniforms and Shoes||250|
|Professional organization membership||50|
Updated July 23, 2014