SAIT

Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles

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Program Information

School:SAIT
Faculty:School of Health and Public Safety
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Human Nutrition
Description:As public demand for healthier foods and accurate nutrition information increases, the need for trained consultants in nutrition is critical. Proper nutrition is central to a positive and healthy lifestyle. The Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles program is ideal for professionals currently working in health and wellness-related areas such as health coaching, education, health promotion, culinary and fitness.

In this eight-month certificate program, students spend approximately 16 hours per week on campus attending theory-based courses. Nutrition, as it relates to human development and disease, current trends and the principles of critically evaluating information about nutrition are the focus of the first semester. More advanced topics on nutrition such as sports nutrition, health promotion, adult behaviour change process and education are taught in the second semester. Students will be provided with hands-on experience modifying and evaluating recipes for specific population needs and will complete a special project related to their areas of interest in healthy living.
URL:Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles at SAIT
Length:8 Month(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Science 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Biology 

Admission requirements Completion of the following courses or equivalents with an overall average of at least 60%: Math 20-1 or Math 20-2 or Pure Math 20 or Applied Math 20 English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 Chemistry 20 or Science 20 or Physics 30 or Biology 30 All applicants to SAIT must demonstrate English language proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 04, 2020

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