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Ohio University Majors

Sports Nutrition Certificate Program

Program Overview

The Sports Nutrition Certificate program offered at Ohio University provides the cumulative education and skills training to equip students to provide sound sports nutrition information to their clients. Students completing the certificate can improve the performance diet in youth, collegiate, military, recreational athletes, and performing artists through sound nutrition education.  This certificate will provide undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers as registered dietitian nutritionists, certified athletic trainers, exercise physiologists, certified health education specialists, physician assistants, physicians, nurses, physical therapists, educators, coaches, and others knowledge and sports nutrition-related skill development to enhance their program of study.

Admissions Information

    Freshman/First-Year Admission

    Students currently enrolled in any program of study at Ohio University qualify for admission. (It is noted, however, that some students in other majors may not have the appropriate preparation in the sciences and will need to take additional courses to complete the program).

    Change of Program Policy

    No selective or limited admissions requirements.

    External Transfer Admission

    No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

    Opportunities Upon Graduation

    This certificate will foster development of knowledge and skills related to nutritional aspects of athletic and physical performance. Upon completion of the certificate, undergraduate students will be better prepared to pursue post-graduate study in sports nutrition or a related area, and have a deeper understanding of nutritional aspects of athletic and physical performance to more competently perform in their career of choice. Overall, this certificate will make students more competitive in the work force.

      Academic Catalog

      The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
      Academic catalog

      Program Details

      Code: CTSPNU


      College of Health Sciences and Professions 
      Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, School of 
      Grover Center E160
      Athens, OH 45701
      Phone: 740.566.0470
      Fax: 740.593.0289

      Administrative Contact

      Division of Food and Nutrition Sciences
      Jennifer Yoder-Clevidence, contact person

      Request Info

      Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.


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