Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nutrition
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nutrition program from the University of Wisconsin-Madison holds value for a variety of professionals including practicing registered dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, speech pathologists, and other medical professionals who aim to provide better care for their patients. The curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in:

  • Critical Care
  • Nutrition Support
  • Complex Nutritional Assessment
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Advanced Pediatrics
  • Clinical Nutrition Research


  • Have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Have a minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.80 on a 4.00 scale
  • Have completed the didactic program in dietetics or the following prerequisites:
    • two courses in general chemistry;
    • two courses in biological sciences;
    • one course each in organic chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, and statistics; and
    • two courses in nutrition (human or clinical)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • A brief essay describing reasons for applying and career goals
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission