Graduate Certificate in Health Science Nutrition
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Details

Become a leader in nutrition with this online nutrition degree.  Enhance your knowledge of nutrition while expanding your career options.  This degree is designed for students who have completed a Master of Science Health Science degree, allowing them to complete a second concentration and obtain a graduate certificate in Health Science Nutrition.  Students also have the opportunity to complete the coursework and earn a graduate certificate without entering an additional master’s degree program.  However, this certificate on its own does not meet the requirements to become a registered dietitian.  

The curriculum is focused on common nutritional topics, such as:

  • Nutrition and diabetes
  • Eating disorders
  • Obesity
  • Integrative nutrition

Use this online nutrition degree to document professional development or to meet the hours needed for faculty positions in high schools, community colleges, or universities.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent