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Graduate Certificate of Food and Nutrition Management
Graduate Certificate of Food and Nutrition Management

Graduate Certificate of Food and Nutrition Management

  • ID:GBC010066
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

​​Entry requirement

  • Culinary apprenticeship, Certificate, Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary or Hospitality Management
  • Demonstrated experience (resume required)
  • Online Interview
  • Note: A Degree in a nutrition-related discipline will be considered, which must include Marketing & Accounting courses. If you do not have these courses on your current transcript, you will be required to complete them during the course of the program to graduate.

English requirements 

  • Provide proof that their secondary and/ or post-secondary studies were completed at a recognized institution where English is the primary media of instruction. The studies must be relevant to the admission requirements for the specific program (s) applied to (e.g. an advanced diploma or degree is required for certain postgraduate program)
  • Applicants with transcripts from an institution where the language of instruction is not English may meet English language proficiency requirements with one of the following proofs of language proficiency. The minimum test scores that are acceptable are listed below (as applicable). Please note: For admissions purposes, some programs require a higher score than the minimum stated below.
  • George Brown English for Academic (EAP) Program, Level 9
  • IELTS (Academic), 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each skill band
  • TOEFL, 84 (online) minimum 21 in each skill band
  • MELAB, 85
  • PTE (Academic), 60, overall minimum
    55 in each skill band
  • CAEL, 70 overall (writing 60)
  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency), 176 or more (with no individual skill below 169)
  • George Brown Admissions Test (Mature applicants only), Not Available
  • *NEW Duolingo English Test, 115

Course Information

If you're a Hospitality and Culinary Arts graduate with a passion for health care and nutrition, our one-year Food and Nutrition Management graduate certificate program is what you're looking for. We'll build on the skills you already have by teaching you about food modification, clinical nutrition, physiology, nutrition analysis, sanitation and safety. Through classroom instruction and work placements, you'll learn how hospitals, retirement homes and long-term care facilities provide their patients with nutritious food and care.

Code: H402

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Required Courses


  • semester courses

  • HOSF4010, Management Sanitation and Safety

  • HOST4003, Menu Analysis

  • HOST 4020, Work Integrated Learning*

  • MGMT4005, Food Service Management

  • NUTR4002, Nutrition Analysis

  • NUTR4003, Clinical Nutrition

  • PHSL4001, Basic Physiology

  • COMM4006, Leadership Communications


  • semester courses

  • HOSF4004, Clinical Externship

  • HOSF4005, Food Modification Lab

  • HOST4001, Facilities Design

  • HOST4002, Health-Care Standards

  • HOST4005, Administrative Externship

  • HOSF4010, Management Sanitation and Safety

  • HRM4001, Labour Relations

  • NUTR4003, Clinical Nutrition

  • PSY4001, Gerontology

  • COMM4006, Leadership Communications

*Students that do not have a culinary credential must complete a short placement in our student-led Cafe at the Chef School.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

You will have excellent employment opportunities among the growing number of residences and health care facilities that serve Canada's increasing population of seniors. As a graduate of this nutrition program, you will be eligible to become a member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management*, allowing you to work as a Food and Nutrition Manager in Ontario's provincially accredited healthcare facilities.

Your career could lead to a rewarding position in one of Ontario's many hospitals, long-term care facilities, manufacturing operations, community services organizations and retirement homes. Positions may include:

  • food service supervisor

  • food manager

  • nutrition manager

  • diet technician

  • food service director

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Mandatory Health Insurance

$694.42 for one year coverage (Sep-Aug)
$488.70 for 8 months coverage (Jan-Aug)
$262.32 for 4 months coverage (May-Aug)

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