Nutrition and Wellness Diploma Program
This program is no longer accepting new students and/or re-entering students into the program.
This program is designed to provide healthcare professionals with additional training and knowledge in nutrition, wellness and diet to better serve their patients.
Program length – 10 months
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The Diploma in Nutrition and Wellness is designed to provide additional education and training for those already working in the healthcare field. This program prepares students to supplement their knowledge of human wellness by focusing on foundational concepts and trends in human nutrition, diet, and overall health. Healthcare professional already working with children, seniors and adults will benefit from this program. Students will also have the opportunity to explore global nutrition challenges and crises, as well as cultural perceptions of diet and wellness. An introduction to herbal science is included to provide students with a broad scope of knowledge.
- Current nutrition and diet trends
- Global challenges in food crises
- Cultural perceptions of health and wellness and diet
- Current obesity challenges and risks
- Nutrition and wellness for various age groups
- Environmental challenges to ongoing wellness
- Physiological implications of nutrition
This program provides healthcare professionals already working in the field with additional knowledge and training in nutrition and wellness. Graduates will be better prepared to address the nutrition needs of patients and may position themselves for additional responsibility and career advancement.