Online Certificate in Functional Family Nutrition

The Online Professional Certificate in Functional Family Nutrition is intended to meet the growing demand of allied health/medical and fitness professionals, registered dietitians, and the general public who would like to obtain the latest information about healthy eating and fit living.  This comprehensive web-based certificate program provides an in-depth examination of contemporary nutrition topics designed to inform individuals about the latest research on eating attitudes, food and fitness behaviors, “super foods”, food shopping, and environmental nutrition issues such as organic and genetically modified foods and  so-called earth-friendly eating.  

The program serves as a roadmap for allied health/medical and fitness professionals, families and anyone interested in living healthier to utilize the latest evidence-based resources to attain overall health improvement.  Content and curriculum in each course prepares allied health care professionals and registered dietitians to apply their clients' health history toward optimal nutritional health and well-being.  In a similar vein, personal trainers and fitness professionals are provided with the fundamentals of nutrition so that working in partnership with registered dietitians they can maximize results for their clients.  Individual consumers stand to benefit by learning more about contemporary nutrition concerns, what foods to include in their daily diet, and how their relationship with food affects their physical, mental and emotional health.     

Certification and CEUs/CECs and CPEUs Awarded 
In addition to the professional certificate awarded by Thomas Edison State University, upon successful completion of this program various fitness and nutrition-related national organizations have reviewed this program and approved it for CEUs/CECs and/or CPEUs. 

Click here for the current list of approvals.

For further information about this program, including questions about the curriculum, CEU's, employment ramifications, etc., please email.