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Applied Nutrition Science Program

Free iPad & $500 scholarship to all students enrolled in August/September 2018 Classes

The Applied Nutrition Science Program at Orca Institute is an intensive 4-month program designed to prepare students for the nutrition industry. Students will not only become experts on food and nutrition, but will also learn the best and current practices implemented by professional nutrition practitioners including, nutrition and diet assessment, meal plan development, and client relationship. Our unique curriculum has been developed by registered dietitians and practicing health professionals. It includes 340 hours of instruction delivered by highly trained and professional instructors as well as 40 hours of guided practicum to ensure student success during and after the completion of the program.

The Applied Nutrition Science Program offers small class sizes which allow students to have individualized guidance and assistance from our qualified instructors. Students will be provided the opportunity to apply theories learned in class with the supervised practicum outside of the classroom. Experiencing hands-on training during the program gives our students a solid foundation and advantage when they enter the nutrition and health industry.

The Health and Wellness industry is one of the fastest growing in the country, and the Applied Nutrition Science Program will prepare you for the market. With the rise of food- and health-related programs on television and other media, nutrition practitioners are more in demand by demographics including millennials, baby boomers, and those entering retirement. As interest in personal health awareness continues to grow and more diet trends and fads have emerged, specialists in the nutrition industry are very much needed to guide and inform individuals to change their lifestyles in a healthy and long-term way.

This comprehensive program provides the knowledge and the skills needed for high-quality nutritional coaching and advising, covering a wide range of essential topics. Students will learn up-to-date curriculum and applications required to address and assist in nutrition and health concerns. Other areas covered in the program include industry climate and trends, government policies, and business fundamentals.

Program highlights:

  • Over 300 hours of instruction
  • Unique curriculum developed by a registered Dietician and practicing health professional
  • Accelerated learning
  • Highly trained and professional staff
  • Small classrooms and individual attention to ensure the success of the students
  • Innovative and modern methodology
  • Career support
  • Free iPad with essential resources

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