This online, self-paced certificate program has been designed to meet the growing demand for Registered Dietitians, Nutrition and Dietetic Technicians - registered (DTRs), personal trainers, athletic trainers, allied health/medical and fitness professionals, and the general public who want to learn about developing individualized sports nutrition programs for clients, patients, or for personal improvement.
Students are provided with an in-depth examination of contemporary nutritional topics such as advanced sports nutrition, vitamin/protein supplementation, functional food implementation, antioxidants, and meal plan analysis for optimal performance.
Program Cost - Tuition for the full certificate is $1195. Students may also register for classes individually rather than the full certificate program.
Students may also register for classes individually rather than the full certificate program.Full Certificate Tuition $1,195.00 Register Now!
|Class Title||Next Start Date|
|Nutrition and You: Functional Foods - online||Online|
|Weight Management & Nutrition in the Lifecycle - Online||Online|
|Introduction to Sports Nutrition & Performance - Online||Online|
|Public Nutrition and Wellness Education - Online||Online|
Who Should Enroll in this Certificate?
Required courses: 4
Total hours of instruction: 200
|Required courses||Held in:||Fall||Spring||Summer|
|Nutrition and You: Functional Foods (PROEA 201)|
|Weight Management & Nutrition in the Lifecycle (PROEA 202)|
|Introduction to Sports Nutrition & Performance (PROEA 203)|
|Public Nutrition and Wellness Education (PROEA 204)|
Courses are online. You can enroll and begin anytime! Courses can be as part of the full certificate program or individually.
Log In Information and other important details, will be sent within 3-4 business days of enrollment, from, our partner, Educational Fitness Solutions (EFS).
Once you log in to an individual course, you have eight (8) weeks to complete that course. You will have one year (12 months) to complete all courses within the certificate program. Most of the courses require about 5 to 10 hours of effort per week. You should expect to log in early in the week when the weekly module is released and spend 45 minutes to one-hour with the new material. Then, log in 4 or 5 more times per week for 30 minutes or so to keep up with the discussions and make your contributions.
Students are expected to be engaged for the full length of each class.
More information including drop policy here.
Nutrition and You: Functional Foods (PROEA 201)
In this online, self-paced course, students will learn will learn what functional foods to eat for increased performance in sports, training, and daily life.
Weight Management & Nutrition in the Lifecycle (PROEA 202)
In this online, self-paced class, students will learn that applying the principles of good nutrition starts at Day 1!
Introduction to Sports Nutrition & Performance (PROEA 203)
This online, self-paced class teaches what to eat before, during, and after competition, how to design optimal meal plans for athletes, and be able to identify the best sport supplements such as protein powders/bars, creatine, and sport drinks.
Public Nutrition and Wellness Education (PROEA 204)
This online, self-paced course delves more deeply into nutrition, performance, and optimal wellness. Master the tools needed to provide educated answers on nutrition and overall well-being.
Instructors for this certificate hold either a Master’s degree or Ph.D in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, or other exercise science related field.
Program Cost - Tuition for the full certificate is $1195.
Tuition for individual courses - $299
Why choose the University of Utah?
We understand that you have a choice when it comes to taking professional development courses and we work hard to earn your trust with each and every class!
By selecting the University of Utah, you’ll enjoy the following benefits whether you’re coming to us as someone new to the job market, a career changer, a seasoned professional or a lifelong learner.
Resume Power - Benefit from the University of Utah reputation for credibility and quality. Choosing the University of Utah for your certificate program makes a clear statement about your commitment to excellence.
Instructor Excellence - Learn from instructors with real world experience and professional credentials.
The Power of the U Network – Students have access to a valuable University of Utah peer and faculty network.
Networking – Meet and network with other students pursuing or working in the industry.
Student Support – Count on the ongoing support of a dedicated student services staff that will assist you every step of the way.
Certificate Completion Requirements
How is my accomplishment recognized?
Are there exams? Am I graded?
Yes. There will be quizzes and exams in each course. Following is the course breakdown:
Can I apply these classes to a degree at the University of Utah?
This certificate is noncredit and cannot be applied to a University of Utah for-credit degree. However, some students have received transfer credit to other universities for these courses, even though they are noncredit. Student should check with the University, they want to transfer credit to, for specifics.
Are these classes eligible for federal financial aid?
Students pursuing a certificate are considered "non-degree seeking," a status that is not eligible for federal student aid loan programs.