You’ll study community nutrition, culinary nutrition, nutrition for fitness and sport and other related subjects. Learn about the impact of food choices on exercise performance, health and the global environment. Become skilled at using nutrition guidelines and tools in menu planning and selecting and preparing food. You’ll also learn nutritional recommendations for every stage in life, from infancy through senior years, and gain field experience.
SFCC’s Nutrition Certificate Program is designed to broaden your knowledge base, whether you work in food, nutrition or health-related areas such as culinary arts, fitness, farmers’ markets, schools, nursing, allied health, public health, and WIC (Women, Infants and Children). With nutritionist certification, you could also choose to work as a nutrition coach or in nutritional counseling.
Nutritionists earn a median annual salary of $61,650. Employment of nutritionists is projected to grow 11 percent by 2030, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
*Fully online option available. See program map for course outline.