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Nutrition and Health Management

Certificate

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Program Intro

The certificate program is available to anyone with a high school diploma or GED. If you are currently employed in the hospitality industry, this program can enhance your professionalism while advancing your career opportunities in this dynamic, rewarding field.

 

White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) faculty members have a wealth of industry experience and a strong commitment to the development of their students’ careers. Ours is one of the few accredited HTM programs in the country.

Curriculum Overview

The requirements for this 18-credit certificate include:

  • FN 10500 – Nutrition in the 21st Century
  • FN 26100 – Nutrition for Health, Fitness, And Sports
  • FM 10000 – Individualized Wellness Strategies (2 areas)
  • FM 21900 – Issues and Problems in Health
  • HTM 30100 – Hospitality and Tourism Industry Practice
  • HTM 31500 – Club Management and Operations
  • One HTM, Foods and Nutrition (FN), or Fitness Management (FM) elective course

Highlights

The accredited certificate program is qualified for financial aid and provides a solid foundation in nutrition and health topics for hospitality professionals.

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Outcomes

In this program, you’ll get a solid business foundation and a strong understanding of the hospitality industry, including:

  • Food and beverage management
  • Hotel management
  • Travel and tourism
  • Event and meeting management
  • Conference planning

Beyond the Classroom

We encourage you to get involved in organizations like:

 

Career Paths

This certificate can your career opportunities in a number of fields, including:

  • Hotel and casino operations
  • Event and meeting planning
  • Food and beverage management

 

Employers

Graduates of this program are employed in organizations and companies like:

  • Hammond Clinic
  • Omni Fitness Center
  • St. Catherine Hospital

Accreditation

PNW’s hospitality and tourism management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).

Meet the Faculty

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John Bobalik

Fitness Center Director

Michele Lefebvre, M.M.

Visiting Clinical Instructor

Michele Lefebvre is a registered dietitian teaching essentials of nutrition. Her background and focus has been nutrition as it relates to food. In class, she combines scientific concepts of nutrition with food.

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