Food, Nutrition & Wellness

About the Program

Nutrition is a fascinating and dynamic science with a powerful role to play in promoting and sustaining health and wellness. In this three-course certificate program, you will explore various approaches to health and wellness through studying the concepts, values, and applications of this exciting field of health science.

What You'll Learn

In the first two courses, you will learn the fundamentals of nutrition, explore what it means to eat healthily, discover how to efficiently plan meals and grocery shop, and gain techniques that will make cooking fun, easy, and enjoyable. In the third and final course, you will focus on fitness and wellness, which will provide a foundation to design, implement, and evaluate a complete personal fitness and wellness program.

This certificate is relevant to you if you are pursuing an education in nutrition or health-related fields, including healthcare professionals, nutritionists, personal trainers, wellness coaches, massage therapists, life coaches, teachers, caregivers; or any individual with an interest in food, diet, and optimal health.

This program is not eligible for federal student aid, but scholarships are available for short certificates at CCD. 

Many states require dietitians and nutritionist to be licensed. This certificate does not meet licensure eligibility requirements for registered dietitians.

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