Sep 25, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management of Child Nutrition Programs Certificate

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Requirements for a Certificate

This certificate program is targeted toward individuals currently working in school nutrition and food service programs, as employees of state or local school districts and education agencies, or those seeking such employment. The program is open to both resident degree candidates and to practitioners who need to update and formalize their knowledge pertaining to management of child nutrition programs. Resident students are advised that course requirements include applied assignments that must be carried out in the school nutrition setting. Applicants must comply with either traditional or nontraditional admission requirements of the university as specified elsewhere in this Bulletin. Students may complete the certificate program with or without being admitted to a specific degree program. Students must declare their intent to complete the certificate program in a letter to the Department of Nutrition and Food Systems before completing six credit hours of the courses required for the certificate.

To earn the certificate, students are required to complete 12 credit hours from NFS 425 , NFS 473 NFS 481 , and NFS 482 , all with grades of C or better. A 3-credit general nutrition course is also required as a prerequisite prior to enrolling in NFS 425 . Students may complete NFS 362 , or an equivalent course at an accredited higher education instituition, verified by an official transcript.

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