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Nutrition Consultant

Get the skills and training to provide expert recommendations for diet, including targeted nutrients and lifestyle habits, through our 12-month, 100% online Nutrition Consultant program. Graduate with the knowledge and know-how to support individual, community, and global health through whole-foods nutrition.

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Your Recipe for Success

Discover a new, rewarding career!

Practical, hands-on application

Nutrition education, health coaching, nutritional consulting for clients

Science-based nutrition curriculum

Understand the disparities in food access and healthcare in different populations

Become a nutrition expert:


Provide expert advice for specialized diets, targeted nutrients, and lifestyle habits.


Support clients by slowing chronic illness and attaining optimal health.


Account for health inequities in terms of access, support, and available resources.

Comprehensive Nutrition Consultant Education

Combining scientific inquiry, real-life application, and a business curriculum designed for nutrition professionals, the Bauman College certificate program prepares you for a holistic career helping others integrate healthy food and lifestyle choices into their lives.

Get Certified in 12 Short Months

Our 12-month online nutrition certification program offers an in-depth exploration of holistic nutrition principles, integrating the latest scientific research with traditional, health-supportive techniques. You’ll learn how to assess and develop personalized nutrition plans that promote optimal health and well-being.

After graduating from our 12-month Nutrition Consultant certification program, you are eligible for the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board (HNCB) examination. The HNCB is a division of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP). Professional members of the NANP who fulfill board examination qualification criteria and successfully pass the board exam will earn the designation Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®.

Why Choose Bauman College?

Bauman College is renowned for its comprehensive approach to nutrition education and its commitment to student success:

  • Recognized Certification: Completing our program makes you eligible for the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board (HNCB) examination. Passing this exam grants you the title of Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®, a respected certification that can significantly enhance your credibility and career prospects.
  • Career Success: A striking 87% of our 2022 graduates are successfully employed in the nutrition consulting field, underscoring the demand for our well-prepared professionals.
  • Flexible Learning: Our online format is designed to fit your lifestyle, allowing you to study at your pace and on your schedule, wherever you are.

Graduating from Bauman College opens up diverse professional avenues:

  • Private Practice, Shared setting with other Holistic Practitioners, Doctor’s Office, Chiropractic Office, Acupuncture Office
  • Wellness & Retreat Centers, Spas, Online, Virtual Events
  • Health Food Stores or Natural Pharmacies
  • Community Centers, Schools, Senior Centers & Hospitals

And More!

Online Convenience, Classroom Atmosphere

Weave education into your schedule with our 100% online Nutrition Consultant Program. Our program features expert instructors combined with modern technology and personalized attention to give you the support you need to succeed in the field of holistic nutrition.

  • Complete coursework anywhere, anytime
  • Connect through live, interactive lessons
  • Build community with small class sizes
  • Support from a dedicated team
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The Nutrition Consultant Program is approved to enroll residents of these states:

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Comprehensive Nutrition Consultant Education

101 Eating for Health®
102 Macronutrients
103 Micronutrients
104 Digestion
105 Chronic Disease Prevention + Management I: Blood Glucose Regulation + Inflammation
106 Chronic Disease Prevention + Management II: Cardiovascular + Mental Health
107 Exercise + Sports Nutrition
108 Foundations of Health Coaching

201 Nutritional Consulting + Analysis + Meal Planning
Business module: Starting a Practice
Research lab + Career Panel
202 Nutritional Biochemistry
203 Immune + Autoimmune Health
204 Stress and Endocrine Interactions
205 Gastrointestinal Health
206 Liver Detoxification
207 Client Case Presentations
208 Cardiovascular Health
209 Cancer
210 Mental Health
211 Musculoskeletal Health
212 Reproductive Health and Aging
Nutrition Consultant Business

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The Nutrition Consultant program was excellent, and the staff at Bauman College are top notch. My naturopath recommended this program, and it completely exceeded my expectations. The curriculum is excellent, the pace is fast, and the staff is very supportive. I am now a certified Nutrition Consultant, and the certification will support the business I own, and give me the opportunity to help my clients from a functional nutrition perspective.

— Caitlin Fierro

Nutrition Consultant Graduate
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Bauman College offered everything I was looking for in a holistic nutrition program. The content was broad and in-depth. Instructors and staff were extremely knowledgeable and supportive. Although rigorous, the design of the program allowed for flexibility. Whether you are looking for a course to educate yourself or to eventually help others improve their nutrition, the Bauman College Nutrition Consultant program will change your life.

— Julie Thenell

Nutrition Consultant Graduate
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Once I found Bauman College, it was like a dream come true, a school that offers a wonderful education about healthy cooking, nutrition and healthy lifestyle. Bauman College gave me the tools, knowledge and confidence to go out to the world and manifest my dreams.

— Inbal Fershtat

Nutrition Consultant Graduate

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