Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles

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Program Information

Field of Study:Human Nutrition
Description:As public demand for healthier foods and accurate nutrition information increases, the need for trained nutritionists is critical. Proper nutrition is central to a positive and healthy lifestyle. This program is ideal for professionals currently working in health and wellness as well as culinary- and fitness-related professions.

The program also trains knowledgeable and skilled nutrition educators, counsellors and professionals in the field of health promotion. In this 10-month certificate program, students spend approximately 12 hours per week on campus attending theory-based courses. Nutrition, as it relates to human development and disease, and the principles of adult education are covered in the first semester. More advanced topics on nutrition such as current trends, diet and health promotion, as well as adult education are taught in the second semester. In the third semester, sports nutrition and the needs of special populations are presented and students complete a self-directed community project.
URL:Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles at SAIT
Length:10 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,450

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Science 
  •  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Pure Mathematics 

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 09, 2010