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Where can I study nutrition to get credentials?

Want to study nutrition and health coaching? Here are some online schools which offer credentials as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN), Certified Nutritional Consultant (CNC), Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP), Nutrition Consultant (NC), or Certified Health Coach (CHC).

There are a few different programs or accreditation programs one can pursue including these listed below which generally take 1-4 years of study depending on if you are part time or full time. At the bottom of the page, there are some specialization program options for existing practitioners.

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN)
Founded by Reed Davis: http://www.fdntraining.com/

American Association of Nutritional Consultant
Certified Nutritional Consultant (CNC)

Nutritional Therapy Association – Foundational Holistic Nutrition
Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP)

Nutrition Therapy Institute
Nutrition Therapy Practitioner (NTP) and Master Nutrition Therapist (MTP) 

Hawthorn University
Nutrition Consultant Certificate (NC) and Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition (DSC) and Master of Science in Traditional Nutrition (MSTN)

Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Certified Health Coach (CHC)

Institute for Transformational Nutrition
http://transformationalnutrition.com/enrollnow/

Trinity School of Natural Health &
(aka. National Association of Certified Natural Health Professionals)
Certified Natural Health Professional (CNHP)
https://www.trinityschool.org/

SPECIALIZATIONS
(offered to existing licensed and certified practitioners)

Functional Medicine University
http://www.functionalmedicineuniversity.com/

Certified Gluten Practitioner
Dr. Tom O’Bryan’s course: http://certifiedglutenpractitioner.com/

Functional Medicine Course in Infectious Disease
Dr. Nick Hedberg’s course on treating Autoimmune disease, Lyme Disease, etc
http://www.infectionconnection.net/

Restorative Wellness Solutions
Level 1 Restorative Wellness Practitioner. Graduates of both Level 1 and Level 2 will be certified as a Restorative Wellness Specialist and receive CECs.
http://restorativewellnesssolutions.com/level-one/