Prepare for the Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) exam and grow your career with a Graduate Certificate in Sports Nutrition from Concordia-Chicago. Apply today.
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Sports Nutrition Certificate Program Details
Our 100% online MS in Applied Exercise Science, Sports Nutrition concentration is designed for working adults, with asynchronous classes so you can learn anytime, anywhere. We keep class sizes small, so you can connect with your classmates and professors. Dual concentrations are also available.
Why Pursue A Sports Nutrition Degree?
The Sports Nutrition concentration is designed for individuals who aspire to provide sound sports nutrition information to athletes and physically active individuals. The program focuses on using evidence-based principles in designing and implementing exercise and nutrition programs and interpreting research in the field of exercise and sport nutrition. This strand prepares individuals for the Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) exam from the International Society of Sports Nutrition. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the job outlook for dietitians and nutritionists will be rosy, increasing by 20%. Additionally, those who take the exam can open doors in personal training and the food, beverage, and supplement industry.
Learn more about studying sports nutrition online in our Q& A with Professor Anna Turner. You can also read our article, Is Sports Nutrition the Right Path for You.
Concordia University Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.
This program prepares individuals for the Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) exam from the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
Sports Nutrition Certificate Career Outlook
Graduates in our graduate degree in exercise science go on to serve in a variety of capacities in fitness, wellness, sports management and leadership careers. Many of our students pursue careers such as:
- Sports Nutritionist
- Performance Nutrition
- Virtual Health Coach
- Wellness Coach
- Free online application
- Bachelor’s degree
- 2.85 minimum GPA
- Objective statement
- Letters of recommendation