Nutrition Programs and Degrees

Diploma Programs in Nutrition

Diploma in Com​prehensive Nutrition (Dip.C.N.)

This diploma program is ideal for those who would like to be a nutrition specialist with a comprehensive education emphasizing the importance of nutrition and diet, in promoting health and wellness, as well as in the prevention and treatment of various diseases.  This program should be considered for those who would like to understand the relevance of alternative and complementary views of nutrition, including the value of dietary supplements.  Consider this curriculum if you would like to help patients, clients or consumers adopt better nutrition practices for a healthier lifestyle. Completion of this program earns one a globally respected Diploma in Comprehensive Nutrition (Dip.C.N.).

The 6-course Dip.C.N. program is designed to provide a thorough and in-depth
nutrition education and includes an excellent foundation in the science of nutrition, as well as exposure to scientifically sound alternate views. You will often be required to analyze and critique the differing views of respected authorities. It is this process of analysis that will prepare you for a career in providing excellent nutrition guidance in clinical, retail or other professional settings.

The Diploma in Comprehensive Nutrition program consists of the following six courses:

  • BIO110 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology (3)
  • HEA201 Environmental Challenges & Solutions (3)
  • NUT101 Understanding Nutrition I  (3)
  • NUT201 Understanding Nutrition II  (3)
  • NUT401 Nutrition Counseling Skills (3)
  • NUT402 Clinical Nutrition (3)

Total Credits: 18

Total Tuition: $3,582*


Diploma in D​ietary Supplement Science (Dip.D.S.S.)

This diploma program is ideal for those whose profession currently involves the use or sales of dietary supplements, or for those planning on entering such a profession. This academic program provides a comprehensive education in dietary supplement science, including the safety, efficacy and research associated with the supplemental use of vitamins, minerals, nutraceuticals and herbs. In addition, foundational courses in nutrition and biology provide a solid background for understanding the context in which dietary supplements can play a positive role in human health. Completion of this program earns one a globally respected Diploma in Dietary Supplement Science (Dip.D.S.S.).

The 6-course Dip.D.S.S. program is designed to provide a thorough and in-depth education in dietary supplement science. You will often be required to analyze and critique the differing views of respected authorities. It is this process of analysis that will prepare you for a career in providing excellent dietary supplement guidance in clinical, retail or other professional settings.

The Diploma in Dietary Supplement Science program consists of the following six courses:

  • BIO210 Human Biology (3)
  • HER101 Introduction to Herbal Sciences (3)
  • NUT101 Understanding Nutrition I (3)              
  • NUT201 Understanding Nutrition II (3)              
  • NUT301 Vitamins & Minerals (3)                        
  • NUT302 Introduction to Nutraceuticals (3)       

Total Credits: 18

Total Tuition: $3,582*


Diploma in Integrated Personal Training (Dip.I.P.T.)

This diploma program is ideal for those whose profession currently involves personal training, or for those planning on entering such a profession. A personal trainer offers many different services to individuals who want to improve their health. Designing appropriate strength training workouts and helping clients in a gym environment is just one dimension of personal training. However, incorporating a broader scope of services can help differentiate one personal trainer from another and improve their chances for long-term success. Completion of this program earns one a globally respected Diploma in Integrated Personal Training (Dip.I.P.T.).

The general role of the personal trainer is to design workouts to help a client improve overall body function. The trainer encourages good nutrition, motivates the client to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and increases the client’s self-confidence about his or her personal health and physical shape. Long-term success is also dependent upon the knowledge and skills a personal trainer has to form and operate their personal training business. When students have completed this program they will have acquired the knowledge and skills needed to pass a number of certification examinations, enter into the personal training field, and develop a unique and successful business.

The Diploma in Integrated Personal Training program consists of the following six courses:

  • BIO110 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (3)                         
  • BUS142 Managing a Small Business (3)                                          
  • EXE101 Integrated Personal Training (3)                                          
  • HEA301 Health & Wellness (3)                                                            
  • NUT101 Understanding Nutrition I  (3)                                              
  • NUT225 Current Weight Management Theory & Application (3)         

Total Credits: 18

Total Tuition: $3,582*


Diploma in Sports Nutrition (Dip.S.N.)

This diploma program is ideal for those who would like to specialize in sports nutrition, while obtaining a comprehensive education in the importance of nutrition and diet in promoting health and wellness. This program should be considered for those who would like to understand the relevance of alternative and complementary views of nutrition, including current research on the value of dietary supplements in sports. Consider this curriculum if you would like to help patients, clients or consumers adopt better nutrition practices with a focus on sports nutrition. Completion of this program earns one a globally respected Diploma in Sports Nutrition (Dip.S.N.).

The 6-course Dip.S.N. program is designed to provide a thorough and in-depth nutrition education with a focus on sports nutrition, as well as provide exposure to scientifically sound alternate views. You will often be required to analyze and critique the differing views of respected authorities. It is this process of analysis that will prepare you for a career in providing excellent sports nutrition guidance in clinical, retail or other professional settings.

The Diploma in Sports Nutrition program consists of the following six courses:

  • BIO110 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology  (3)         
  • BIO 210 Human Biology (3)
  • EXE320 Exercise Physiology (3)
  • NUT101 Understanding Nutrition I (3
  • NUT201 Understanding Nutrition II (3)
  • NUT220 Sports Nutrition (3)

Total Credits: 18

Total Tuition: $3,582*


Diploma in Women’s Nutrition (Dip.W.N.)

This diploma program is ideal for those who have a passion for women’s health issues.  It is constructed for those who would like to understand how proper nutrition and dietary practices can help address women’s special health concerns.  It is also for those who would like to understand the relevance of alternative and complementary views of nutrition including the potential value of dietary supplements.  This curriculum earns one a diploma in Women’s Nutrition (Dip.W.N.), and arms one with the ability to help female patients, clients or consumers adopt better nutrition practices for a healthier lifestyle.

The 6-course Dip.W.N. program is designed to provide a thorough foundation in the nutrition sciences, while providing a specific focus in women’s nutrition and health issues.  As with the Dip.C.N. program, the Dip.W.N.  program includes exposure to scientifically sound alternate views. You will often be required to analyze and critique the differing views of respected authorities. It is this process of analysis that will prepare you for a career in providing women with excellent nutrition guidance in clinical, retail or other professional settings.

The Diploma in Women’s Nutrition program consists of the following six courses:

  • BIO110 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (3)                     
  • NUT101 Understanding Nutrition I (3)                
  • NUT201 Understanding Nutrition II(3)                                         
  • NUT221 Pregnancy, Pediatric and Adolescent Nutrition (3)                               
  • NUT223 Women’s Special Health Concerns  (3)                                                   
  • NUT224 Eating Disorders and Weight Management (3)             

Total Credits: 18

Total Tuition: $3,582*


Diploma in Small Business Management (Dip.S.B.M.)

This program is for those who own, manage, or hope to one day own or manage a small business. It is common knowledge that despite motivation, tenacity and thousands of dollars invested, most small businesses fail within the first five years. Although there are a variety of reasons for this, a lack of understanding fundamental principles of small business management can certainly play a significant role.  For those who wish to better avoid becoming a business failure statistic, earning a Diploma in Small Business Management (Dip.S.B.M.) can help to shift the odds in your favor with the program.

The 6-course Dip.S.B.M. program is designed to help entrepreneurs and/or small business managers gain the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively operate a small business. This includes the mastery of business management/operations, marketing, advertising, psychology, business mathematics and other business principles. 

The Diploma in Small Business Management program consists of the following six courses:

  • BUS142 Managing A Small Business (3)
  • BUS140 Contemporary Marketing Skills (3)
  • COM101 Public Speaking (3)                                         
  • MAT101 Business Mathematics (3)                               
  • PSY101 Psychology  (3)                                                   
  • ENG130 English: Reading Enhancement (3)

Total Credits: 18

Total Tuition: $3,582*


* Tuition does not include costs of books and materials which are purchased separately. Note that tuition and fees are subject to change. Students will be notified prior to any tuition changes.

**Please note that this is a diploma program consisting of undergraduate courses not a degree program.

 

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Address:  117 Legacy View Way
Knoxville, TN 37918

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