Certification

** 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, check out this website.
 
* Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition
Graduates of 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 the Holistic Nutrition Board's website or contact the HNCB at 916-851-9310 or by email at exam@hncb.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.
 
~Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN)
Graduates of HCHS's B.H.S, M.S. or D.H.S.are eligible to take the Certified Clinical Nutritionist exam through the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB). The CNCB is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt certification agency which provides professional training, examination and certification for health care organizations, specialty credentialing programs and state license/certification examinations.You may refer to their core academic requirements for specific core science and nutrition coursework at www.cncb.org.
 
+ Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional
Graduates of the A.S. or B.H.S. degree program will have met the Pathway II requirements for eligibility to sit for the Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM®, CFPP®) credentialing exam offered by the Dietary Managers Association® (DMA®).
 
†† 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 CISSN and BCC.
 
*+ Certified Practitioner level membership with the AHMA
Graduates of HCHS's B.H.S. or M.S. programs in Nutrition are eligible to apply for a Certified Practitioner level membership with the American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA), which has served and supported physicians and other practitioners since its founding in 1978. AHMA membership is limited to practitioners serving clients across a broad spectrum of holistic healthcare modalities, including those HCHS graduates who intend to work professionally in clinical nutrition. For more information, check out their website.

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