Nutrition Certificate


The Certificate in Nutrition curriculum consists of four 3-credit hour courses, all of which are required.

  • NTRD-N265 Nutrition and Exercise or KINE-N220 Nutrition for Health (one of these courses must be taken first).  Please note KINE-N220 is only available to IUPUI students.
  • NTRD-N365 Translating Nutrition: From Theory to Practice
  • NTRD-N420 Human Nutrition through the Lifespan
  • HLSC-H361 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Certificate Requirements and Eligibility

Certificate Requirements

  • To earn the certificate, students must complete a minimum of 12 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum.
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • Completing the Certificate in Nutrition does not prepare a student to sit for the Registered Dietitian licensure exam.



  • The certificate in Nutrition is open to all IUPUI students, regardless of major, and can be pursued as a stand-alone degree or combined with an associate's or bachelor's degree. 
  • In order to enroll in our Certificate in Nutrition, you must be admitted to IUPUI.
  • If you are not currently admitted to IUPUI, you will need to meet the admission requirements established by IUPUI, and where applicable, the Office of International Affairs. For more information, visit
  • Courses in the Certificate in Nutrition can be used to fulfill requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.