Graduate Certificate in Public Health Nutrition Practice
Appalachian State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Public Health Nutrition Practice prepares students to understand the role of nutrition in disease prevention and health promotion, dietary assessment, nutritional epidemiologic methods, nutritional physiology, and food and nutrition policy.  The curriculum teaches students to promote, develop, implement, and evaluate programs and policies that promote optimal nutrition and population health and well-being.


Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

  • Completed online application to graduate school
  • Official (sealed) transcript from each college or university attended (other than Appalachian) 
  • Resume 
  • Writing sample describing the applicant's relevant academic, work, or volunteer experience, and the applicant's reason for applying to the program

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges