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Diploma in Food and Nutrition Management

Humber College’s Food and Nutrition Management diploma program prepares you for a supervisory role that combines the dynamic world of food service with the expanding world of health care. This is an ideal program if you love food, have a keen interest in the science of nutrition and enjoy managing people in a fast-paced environment.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 7,496 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

Our faculty has extensive industry experience and will prepare you for your career in a variety of courses taught in state-of-the-art culinary lab facilities.

You will have the opportunity to join student branches of the Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals (CAFP) and the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM). As student members, you will build on your networking skills in the foodservice and hospitality sector and have the opportunity to apply to association-sponsored bursaries and scholarships.

The Humber College’s Food and Nutrition Management diploma program is recommended if you are starting your career path, are currently working in the food service or health-care industries, or if you have a background in culinary arts or hospitality.

The Food and Nutrition Management diploma and the Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion diploma share a common first year.

Work Placement

Work placements are a valuable way to gain experience in the field and build contacts. You will complete a five-week full-time placement in the health-care foodservice industry.

Work placements take place at the end of the fourth semester. Possible locations include:

  • long-term care and retirement facilities
  • hospitals, business/industry and education facilities
  • food suppliers, manufacturers and distributors
  • foodservice outlets

Courses include:

  • An Introduction to Arts and Sciences
  • Math Food and Nutrition
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • iSucceed in Food and Nutrition
  • Introductory Culinary Skills Lab
  • Allergens and Advanced Food Safety

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Nutrition and food management is a $115 billion global industry and growing, according to Nutrition Business Journal. Our graduates have a wide range of career options ahead of them including working in:

  • long-term care and retirement facilities
  • hospitals
  • corporate food service organizations
  • educational facilities
  • government agencies
  • correctional institutions

Potential jobs include:

  • nutrition manager
  • food service supervisor/director
  • diet technician
  • food and beverage manager
  • consultant to food suppliers, manufacturers
  • business/sales associate in the food service industry

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