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The certificate provides you with documentation affirming you completed a limited curriculum and achieved a standardized level of competence in coursework related to school nutrition programs.
The certificate in school nutrition is directed toward current degree-seeking students and postbaccalaureate students who are interested in eligibility for the school nutrition specialist credential offered by the School Nutrition Association. More information for this credential is available at https://schoolnutrition.org/certificate-and-credentialing/certificate-program/how-to-earn-your-certificate/.
Individuals must complete 900 working hours in a school nutrition environment before they are eligible to sit for the national SNS exam. There is also a cost associated with taking the exam and more information can be found at https://schoolnutrition.org/certificate-and-credentialing/credentialing-program/sns-benefits-reqs-fees/.
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
GPA Requirement: 2.00
A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.
Interested students should speak with their academic advisor.