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Our affordable online nutrition course

A healthy, balanced diet can have a direct effect on quality of life—and rising awareness of nutrition is driving strong growth in all kinds of health science careers. Whether you’re passionate about food, or you ultimately want to become a qualified dietician or nutritionist, our career-focused online nutrition course is the ideal place to start.

Studying at your own pace, you will learn the scientific basis for diet planning, the MyPlate guide, and how nutrients affect energy, wellness, and disease. With this knowledge, you can apply theoretical concepts to everyday life—and your career goals—helping others learn how to lead a healthier lifestyle, one meal at a time.

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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


What you get

  • Textbook: Discovering Nutrition
  • Tools: a variety of eating charts to study and keep
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads
$50 billion

annual sales

Job opportunities

Informed consumers are driving change in the way we choose, buy, and consume food. Sales of organic food, for example, are approaching $50 billion each year*. This growing popularity—and awareness—is driving the demand for nutritional expertise in a diverse array or workplace settings, including natural foods stores, organic food departments, health clubs, medical clinics, and gyms.



Take nutrition classes online, study at your own pace, and graduate in as little as four months.


Explore advanced concepts in lipids, proteins, metabolism, infant nutrition, and more.


We’re in this together. Academic support is always available by email, phone, or online.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Taking nutrition classes online makes sense for people who want to understand the relationship between nutrition, diet, disease, and health. You'll learn the scientific basis for discoveries in this fascinating field. Whether you are interested in earning your nutrition diploma online for personal satisfaction or as the basis for the working world, our health and nutrition course is right for you.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth EDGE, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth EDGE throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your online nutrition program. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many benefits of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

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State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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