Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Sciences


The certificate is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge and research in the science of nutrition. The certificate courses focus on acquiring information and skills for promoting health and reducing the risk of chronic disease. Course topics include advanced concepts in nutrition science, chronic disease prevention, new developments in nutrition, and areas of controversy.

Upon completion of the Nutrition Sciences graduate certificate, students will have a firm grounding in:

  • health promotion and disease prevention

Graduate Certificate in Nutrition Sciences

Next Steps

  • Check out department requirements and resources from your department’s website.
  • This program is offered online at a distance; resources for distance students are available through the CSU Online website.
  • When you’re ready to take the leap, start your application.


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Financial Aid

Application Deadline Dates

Department Deadlines

Please speak with a faculty advisor if you wish to apply.