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:
- Nursing homes
- Occupational therapy facilities
- Physical therapy offices
- Physician offices
- Dentist offices
- Other health-related fields
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.
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- Admissions: Personalized application support for the program that is right for you
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To be accepted to this program, you must have:
Admissions requirements vary.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or:
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- Fall Semester
- May 1
- Spring Semester
- November 1
- Summer Semester
- March 15
Cost for Indiana Residents
Per Credit Hour
- Tuition: $293.16
3 Credit Hours
- Tuition: $879.48
Cost for Out of State Residents
Per Credit Hour
- Tuition: $1015.90
3 Credit Hours
- Tuition: $3047.70
Additional fees will apply.
-This program is ineligible for financial aid.
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