Accredited Online Nutrition Courses, Programs and Degrees
Health & Business Education in Nutrition
For over a quarter of a century, Huntington College of Health Sciences has offered more than a conventional undergraduate or graduate nutrition education. Our accredited online degrees and diploma programs include the breadth of responsible complementary and alternative medicine viewpoints, providing our students with a well-rounded and comprehensive approach to the health sciences. HCHS also offers a Healthcare MBA program as well as a diploma program in Small Business Management in the nutrition field.
Accredited Online Healthcare MBA Program Now Offered
Huntington College of Health Sciences is now offering a Healthcare MBA in Leadership and Management to provide health and business professionals with the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to be successful leaders in healthcare management. The Healthcare MBA is uniquely designed to develop leadership and management expertise through an integrative educational experience.
Click the link below to read the Council of Higher Education Accreditation's new document: The Value of Accreditation. This document explains the value of accreditation, and why it is important to obtain your education through an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or CHEA. We are proud to have achieved this accreditation for our MBA program in Healthcare Leadership and Management.
Academic Programs Offered at HCHS
Please note that this is a diploma program consisting of undergraduate courses not a degree program.
Nutrition Degree - Diploma Programs
* Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition
Graduates HCHS's A.S., B.H.S. or M.S. will be eligible to apply to sit for the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board's (HNCB) Board Examination. The HNCB is a division of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP). NANP Professional Members who meet the board examination qualification criteria and successfully pass the Board Exam will earn the designation, "Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition." For more information, including a list of Board Exam eligibility criteria please visit www.holisticnutritionboard.org or contact the HNCB at 916-851-9310 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HNCB's "Board Certified in Holisitc Nutrition" designation is not recognized in the state of Tennessee. Students completing the Associate of Science (A.S.) in Applied Nutrition program will not be eligible for licensure to practice dietetics/nutrition in Tennessee.
** Sports Nutrition Specialist
Graduates of HCHS's Diploma in Sports Nutrition (Dip.S.N.) program are eligible to take the International Society of Sports Nutrition's (ISSN) national board exam for Sports Nutrition Specialist (SNS). ISSN also recommends other study materials in preparation for taking the exam (http://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/SNS.html).
†† Certified Sports Nutritionist, and Body Composition Certification
Graduates of HCHS's B.H.S. program are eligible to take the International Society of Sports Nutrition's (ISSN) national board exam for Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN), and/or ISSN's national board exam for Body Composition Certification (BCC-ISSN). Choosing HCHS's elective courses Sports Nutrition and Exercise Physiology will help graduates to better prepare for the exams. ISSN also recommends other study materials in preparation for taking the exams http://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/CISSN.html and http://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/BCC.html).
Huntington College of Health Sciences is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.
Graduation & Job Placement Information
Huntington College of Health Sciences is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Huntington College of Health Sciences, please visit www.state.tn.us/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.