The Culinary Medicine Graduate Certificate prepares individuals with healthcare degrees to understand an evidence-based approach for disease treatment and prevention. Graduates from this program will become specialists in improving eating behaviors by integrating nutritional science with food preparation.
This Certificate is a 12-13 credit program designed for those with a health-related bachelor’s degree. For those with a non-health-related degree, prerequisites in nutrition courses such as General Nutrition and/or Nutrition and the Lifecycle are required.
Delivery: This program is offered in an interactive online asynchronous format (see School of Distance Education definitions). The interactive online program does not require any on-campus time.
Certificate Courses - 12-13
The curriculum includes a practical application of learning, ending with a culinary medicine conference and leading out in a workshop. Students who complete this certificate will complement their degree and can work as nutrition coaches, lifestyle intervention counselors, and health ministry or healthcare industry leaders.