Discover evidence-based strategies to address your patients' and clients' specific nutrition needs as well as their toughest questions. Connect with nutrition educators at the University of Kentucky to learn about nutritional approaches and practical culinary strategies to promote health. This graduate certificate is designed for health professionals: physicians, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, and medical professionals in postgraduate training.
The Graduate Certificate in Applied Nutrition and Culinary Medicine is an online, 12-credit program. Core coursework explores nutritional approaches to various disease states and practical culinary strategies to bridge dietary recommendations with application. Elective courses allow students to tailor their graduate certificate to the needs of their practice or discipline, while also presenting the latest research concerning drug and nutrient interactions, approaches to community program development, and the physiologic basis for (or against) various dietary supplements.
This graduate certificate is a product of the collaborative efforts of faculty in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, College of Health Sciences, and the College of Medicine, whose interest and dedication to bolster nutrition knowledge and culinary skills for health professionals is reflected in the rigor of the coursework.
Please note that federal financial aid is not available for certificate programs, but other financial resources may be available on the Financial Aid page.
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If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.