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FN – Foods/Nutrition Instructor Qualifications

FN Courses

FN courses include in-person, hybrid, online and kitchen laboratory settings.

Master’s degree or higher in Nutrition, Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics, or Food Science

OR

Master’s degree in related health field such as, but not limited to: Public Health, Community Health, Exercise Physiology/Science, Physical Education, Social Sciences AND a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or Food Science AND either

a) 30 quarter hours of graduate credit in nutritional sciences or

b) high level of demonstrable competence gained through a combination of study, teaching experience, and/or professional performance in foods and nutrition

OR

Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or Food Science with an RD/RDN AND high level of demonstrable competence gained through a combination of at least 5 years study, teaching experience, and/or professional performance in foods and nutrition

Updated December 2021

FN Instructor Qualifications prior to December 2021