• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    12
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $279.03
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $957.58

Nutrition

Undergraduate Certificate

The IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition prepares students to sort nutrition fact from nutrition fiction and nutrition mythology. Students in the program learn to make well-informed nutrition choices for themselves, their families, and their clients and patients.

The program is designed for students preparing for professional programs in healthcare like nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, medicine, dentistry, or other health-related fields. The program can also be beneficial to students interested in improving their personal health and that of their families.

Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition prepares you to work as a nutrition consultant in such areas as:

  • Hospitals 
  • Clinics 
  • Nursing homes 
  • Occupational therapy facilities 
  • Physical therapy offices 
  • Physician offices 
  • Dentist offices 
  • Other health-related fields 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition, you must complete 12 credit hours.

NOTE: If you choose to pursue the IU Online BS in Health Sciences, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the bachelor's program.

Admissions

To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. Admissions requirements vary.
NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states
To apply to this program:

  • Complete application for admission.  
  • Complete an essay (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • Submit high school transcript or equivalent (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • International applicants may be asked for additional materials.  
  • Submit official transcripts to mycredit@iupui.edu or:  

        IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
        Cavanaugh Hall 147 
        425 University Boulevard 
        Indianapolis, IN 46202 

Application Deadlines
Fall Semester
May 1
Spring Semester
November 1
Summer Semester
March 15

Courses

Core
  • SHRS-N 265Nutrition and Exercise: Nutrition for Health3 Credits
  • SHRS-N 365Translating Nutrition: From Theory to Practice3 Credits
  • SHRS-N 420Human Nutrition through the Lifespan3 Credits
  • SHRS-W 361Health Promotion and Disease Prevention3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $279.03
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $837.09
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $957.58
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $2872.74
Note:  Additional fees will apply.

What's it like to be an IU Online Student?

  • Earn an IU education from wherever you are

    When you enroll in an IU Online program, you take IU classes, taught by the same faculty who teach on our campuses.

    It's the flexible, affordable way to get the IU education you deserve without putting your life—or career—on hold.

  • Get the support you need to succeed

    As a student in an IU Online program, you'll have the opportunity to engage with and seek help from your professors and peers, just as you would in a campus-based program.

    You'll also have access to a variety of academic and other support services that you can call on when you need additional assistance. You're an important part of the IU community and we're dedicated to ensuring you have the resources you need to thrive in your online program.

  • Reap the rewards for decades to come

    No matter what field you're in, an IU degree or certificate can improve your chances of earning a promotion or pay raise.

    You'll also earn skills that will help you to achieve success for the foreseeable future, whether you're seeking to complete an advanced degree in your current field or switch career paths altogether.

  • Take the first step toward a more rewarding future