Prepare for a career in nutritional care and food services
Food and Nutrition Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate program
Take your culinary or fitness career to the next level. Two field placements. Great job opportunities in many fields.
Students prepare to manage a food services department while adhering to professional standards, quality management programs, nutritional and healthy living principles and marketing and promotional activities. Students learn to employ a number of more complex functions supporting organizational effectiveness including supporting the design of food and nutrition human resource plan, financial analysis and control, and collaborating in the preparation of an organization’s business plan or client care plan. Program competencies are applied to the assessment, analysis and problem solving with regard to nutritional needs and diagnoses.
Tuition and fees
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- This program includes a field placement component where you’ll gain hands-on experience in a setting relevant to your program.
- Learn about types of work-integrated learning at Georgian.
What are the admission requirements for the Food and Nutrition Management program?
Food and Nutrition Management admission requirements
- Post-secondary diploma or degree, or equivalent in a related field
Applicants who do not possess the above academic requirement may be considered upon submission of a resume and reference letters which demonstrate relevant work experience.
Criminal Reference/Vulnerable Sector Check
Placement agencies require an up-to-date clear criminal reference check and vulnerable sector check prior to going out on placement. Students should obtain their criminal reference three months prior to placement; checks conducted earlier may not be considered current. As some jurisdictions require longer lead-time for processing, please check with the program coordinator to ensure you allow for sufficient turn-around time. It is the student’s responsibility to provide the completed document prior to placement start.
NOTE: A record of criminal offences, for which a pardon has not been granted, may prevent students from completing their placements, thereby affecting their ability to graduate.
What career paths can I take in food and nutrition management?
Your Food and Nutrition Management graduate certificate gives you many career opportunities
Graduates are capable of managing various areas of nutritional care, food preparation, and food service. Successful graduates may choose to follow career paths in health care, retirement homes, long term care facilities, fitness and wellness facilities, educational institutions, camps, daycare facilities, and community or commercial settings.
Canadian Society of Nutrition Management
The Food and Nutrition Management program at Georgian College is accredited by the Canadian Society of Nutrition Managers (CSNM).
Flex MORE. Study Food and Nutrition Management part-time
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What courses are included in the Food and Nutrition Management graduate certificate program?
12 Program Courses
2 Field Placements
Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Food and Nutrition Management program outline.
- FDNM 1000 – Human Resource Management
- FDNM 1001 – Finance and Accounting
- FDNM 1003 – Disease and Disability
- FDNM 1004 – Professional Issues in Food and Nutrition Management
- FDNM 1005 – Quality Management – Sanitation
- TREC 1014 – Biological Sciences in Therapeutic Recreation
Your course delivery method(s)
This program is delivered via GC Flex, giving you choice and flexibility. Using technology-enabled, purpose-designed learning spaces, professors deliver lectures and labs in the classroom and simultaneously online. You can participate on campus or online during class or review course materials online later.
Please note, delivery methods are based on planning for the upcoming semester and are subject to change.
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