This 14-credit online certificate provides knowledge and skills in the area of clinical nutrition. Please visit our website at https://nutrition.cals.arizona.edu/graduate/graduate-certificate-applied-nutrition-gcan
Created to provide students with training in advanced nutritional sciences, the GCAN will prepare graduates to successfully compete for jobs in the nutrition workforce as well as enhance placement into graduate or professional training programs. The GCAN is responsive to the challenges faced by today's nutrition professionals and provides a path to advancement outside of the traditional, research-intensive M.S. degree. This certificate may also serve to enhance the skill set of various healthcare professionals; including, but not limited to, doctors, nurses, chiropractors, medical assistants, health/wellness coaches, and personal trainers.
Tuition for those accepted into the Certificate Program is $650 per unit for both residents and non-residents. Do not use theBursars Tuition Table.
The Graduate Certificate in Nutritional Sciences (GCAN) in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at The University of Arizona is designed to provide new insight and skill-building activities in areas to promote positive clinical outcomes in today's health care environment, including:
Thank you for considering the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Arizona for your graduate studies!
The Nutritional Sciences Department at the University of Arizona offers traditional graduate research programs leading to a Master of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nutritional Sciences under the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. A minor in Nutritional Sciences is offered to PhD students.
The Nutritional Sciences Department also offers online graduate programs, including a Graduate Certificate in Applied Nutrition designed to be completed in only 8 months, an Applied Nutrition - Nutrition & Wellness emphasis professional science master (non thesis) designed to be completed in 18 months as well as an ACEND accredited Future Education Model - Graduate program, Applied Nutrition - Dietetics emphasis professional science master program.
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Arizona Online - Online
GCAN program applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Students accepted into the GCAN must complete the following courses to earn the Certificate:
All courses will be fully distributed through online course tool platforms and technology. Minimum GPA in coursework: 3.0
Students choose from either:
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.