Micro-credential:

Nutrition and Wellness

Micro-credential

In the expanding market, studying nutrition is now more accessible and needed than ever. With the changing landscape of health, professionals with a unique skill set of wellness knowledge will be able to expand their professional careers.

Sheridan’s Nutrition and Wellness Guide Micro-Credential expands on the knowledge of working professionals within the nutrition field by exploring modern research. These courses explore managing wellness, understand the relationship between nutrition and diseases, and setting wellness goals by applying it to their professional careers or to enhance their personal knowledge. If you are a health-oriented individual looking to further understand nutrition or are a working practitioner, these courses will help you understand and apply nutrition knowledge in a variety of health fields. 

Expand your wellness knowledge and career. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

The recommended introductory course is 

These courses are part of the Nutrition and Wellness Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Three (3) Courses

Contemporary Nutrition and Wellness
Course Code:
NUTR70060
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Nutrition and Athletic Performance
Course Code:
NUTR70062
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Nutrition: Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease
Course Code:
NUTR70061
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Program Delivery

This is a part-time program and is delivered via online (asynchronous) and virtual (synchronous) classroom. 

What are Micro-Credentials?

Micro-Credentials certify an individual’s achievements in specific skill sets and differ from traditional credentials, such as degrees or diplomas. They are shorter, personalized, and enables employment in specific roles. At the end of this program, you will receive an official document credential from Sheridan Continuing & Professional Studies. 

Program Description

With the expanding field of health, nutrition and wellness knowledge is in more demand than ever. The Nutrition and Wellness Guide Micro-Credential helps students gain workable professional knowledge to apply to many different opportunities in the health field. If you have an interest in nutrition, or are a working health care practitioner or professional in this field, this credential is perfect to expand on your skills in this specific body of knowledge. For individuals who want to pursue either a nutrition or fitness-oriented career path, taking this micro-credential will help you explore modern research by looking at nutrition science in depth. 

From learning about relaxation techniques, to understanding how nutrients affect the body, studying fitness and athletics, and also learning about the relationship between nutrition and diseases, this micro-credential covers a wide array of topics within this body of knowledge. Apply your enhanced understanding of the nutrition science field by taking real-world actions for your personal life, or pursue a career in relation to these goals. Whether you want to take a single course, or take multiple, this micro-credential is sure to provide you with the specific health knowledge you require.

The classes will be facilitated by knowledge experts in the field of nutrition. 

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand the impact and influence of macro, micro and other nutrients within the body to facilitate healthier decision-making regarding diet and nutrition. 
  • Utilize new, evidence-based research to inform the creation of health and wellness plans that focus on diet, stress reduction and enhanced relaxation.
  • Evaluate the credibility of various emerging nutrition and wellness endorsements and diet plans or strategies to ensure safe and efficacious practices.
  • Determine the influence of economic and socio-cultural factors when planning and implementing a wellness plan.

Take the future of nutrition in your hands. Enrol today.

Recommended Program Pathway

The recommended introductory course is 

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-845-9430 option 3.