The graduate certificate program in Nutrition and Exercise Science provides students the opportunity to gain knowledge in the closely related fields of nutrition and exercise science. The program is designed to develop and enhance competencies necessary for creating applied nutrition and exercise programs for clients interested in wellness and weight management. Both theoretical and practical approaches are emphasized throughout the program. Students are required to take two courses from each of the content areas and one elective, yielding a total of 15-16 semester hours. The certificate issued by Montclair State University signifies completion of the specified coursework. This program does not lead to a Master’s degree or “certification” in the respective fields of Nutrition and Exercise Science. However, students who apply for a Master’s degree program after completion of this certificate may transfer some coursework toward the degree.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission