Feb 25, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nutritional Science

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nutritional Science program at Cal State LA provides students with the knowledge and skills to apply for a supervised practice program (dietetic internship).  Students will be provided a verification statement upon successful completion of all the courses. The curriculum also provides the foundation for students to continue their education at the graduate level in nutrition or related fields.

The total number of units required for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nutritional Science Program is 35.

Admission to the Program

Applicants must meet the university requirements for admission, which include a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. To be admitted into the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nutritional Science Program at Cal State, applicants must also meet or provide the following:

1.  Apply to the University to be eligible for admission

2. Two letters of recommendation, with one from an academic source.

3. Letter of professional and research goals. Specific directions will be available in the supplemental application.

4. Completion of prerequisites or ability to demonstrate completion prior to beginning program.

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