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Diploma, Advanced & Professional Diploma
in Nutrition & Food Science

Turn your passion for nutrition and wellness into a meaningful career

Combines the latest academic theory with practical application

You can acquire the critical thinking skills and entrepreneurial opportunities needed to make a transformational impact in people’s lives.


The program trains students in nutrition and Food Science as it relates to the dynamic influences of diet, society, exercise, stress and disease. This program will benefit those individuals in the health care, teaching, coaching, organizational leadership, fitness and sports therapy, physical therapy, home health aide, exercise specialists, health coaches, nutrition or fitness writers/bloggers, human resources, nutritional advising and senior wellness fields. The Professional Diploma provides a proven pathway to the AIES Mini Master of Nutrition and Food Science.

Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Integrate core nutrition competencies into current clinical practice and/or professional work.
  • Incorporate knowledge of human nutrition and treatment strategies into clinical practice.
  • Assess the relationship between nutrients and biochemical/physiological processes and the various synergistic, antagonistic effects of nutrients.

To be awarded the Diploma, Advanced and Professional Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive a Diploma, Advanced and Professional Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.

Program Structure

The Diploma, Advanced and Professional Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science are delivered at AIES approved centers over the course of 6 months (each level). The Diploma, Advanced and Professional Diploma consist of four levels.

Foundation Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science - Level 4

  • DCHM 220 - General Chemistry I
  • DNFS 223 - Nutrition and Disease
  • POLI 100 - Introduction to International Politics
  • COMP 101 - Introduction to Computer Science
  • ENG 101 - English Composition

Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science – Level 4

  • DBIO 240 - Introduction to the Biology of Organisms
  • DBIO 245 - Introduction to Microbiology
  • DCHM 320 - Organic Chemistry I
  • DNFS 323 - Nutrition and Food Service Management
  • DNFS 340 - Food and Beverage Biotechnology

Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science – Level 5

  • DCHM 345 - Organic Chemistry II
  • DNFS 350 - Foundations and Techniques in Biochemistry
  • OMM 106 - Interpersonal Communication
  • PSY 106 - Introduction to Psychology
  • Math 206 - College Algebra

Professional Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science – Level 6

  • DNFS 420 - Nutrition & Health
  • DNFS 423 - Introduction to Food Science
  • DNFS 440 - Human Nutrition
  • DNFS 445 - Macronutrient Metabolism
  • DNFS 448 - Human Nutrition: Micronutrients

What can you do with a Professional in Nutrition and Food Science?

As the prevalence of global health issues like obesity, malnutrition and mental illness grow, so too has the public’s interest in the relationship between nutrition and health. As a result, there are increasing demands for health professionals who can provide reliable, evidence-based nutrition advice. So much so that jobs in nutrition are expected to grow 17.6% by 2023. The Professional Diploma in Nutrition prepare students for a variety of careers in nutrition, food science and food management.

The Professional Diploma provides a proven pathway to the AIES Mini Master’s

Why choose AIES?

Flexible Study Options

AIES programs are extremely flexible. Our wide variety of program options enable you to specialize in areas that interest you and are in demand from employers around the world.

Cost Effective

AIES strives to ensure that our tuition is as affordable as possible without compromising the standards of our qualifications.


At AIES, we are continuously working to ensure that our course offerings are based upon the most up-to-date methodologies and academic research available.

Career Development Opportunities

Studying with AIES gives you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and grow your key competencies.

Find a Center Near You

Whether you wish to study full-time or part-time, AIES can assure you that we will provide you with educational options that suit your unique needs.
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Whether you are currently employed and seeking career advancement, a recent graduate, or unemployed and searching for a new position, AIES qualifications allow you to put yourself ahead of the competition.

Contact Info

Tel: 1-949-501-3701
Email: info [at] aiesus.org
Address: 155 N. Riverview Dr, Anaheim Hills, CA 92808, USA

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