Food and Nutrition Management

Program Code:
1607
School:
School of Community and Health Studies
Credential:
Diploma
Program Type:
Post-secondary program
Program Length:
2 years/ 4 semesters
Start Date:
Fall, Winter
Location:
*Morningside Campus
Email:
Telephone:
416-289-5303

Program Overview

The Food and Nutrition Management program at Centennial College is the longest established two-year program of its sort in the Greater Toronto Area. It has been the recipient of numerous awards for its approach to preparing students to pursue challenging careers as managers in the dynamic and growing healthcare and food service industry. The program has received the Centennial College President’s Academic Program Recognition awards for Preparation for Job Market, Student Satisfaction, Graduate Satisfaction, Employer Satisfaction and Quality of The Learning Experience.

During your time in the School of Community and Health Studies, you will learn to combine food service administration and healthcare to interpret and apply nutritional needs and principles to promote health. Among the specific knowledge and areas of practical application in food labs will be:

  • Nutrition
  • Food service
  • Business
  • Human relations
  • Human resources
  • Financial management
  • Sanitation of food
  • Menu planning
  • Large quantity cooking
  • Menu design
  • Medical nutrition therapy

The Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM) accredits the Food and Nutrition Management program. As a graduate, you will be eligible for membership in the CSNM and the Ontario Society of Nutrition Management. CSNM membership is a requirement of the Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to work in a long-term care facility and many acute care facilities.

As such, you will be fully prepared with specialized knowledge and eligible to work in healthcare. With the growing aging population, there is a vast interest in proper nutrition and health to meet the demands of the healthcare industry.

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Program Code:
1607
School:
School of Community and Health Studies
Credential:
Diploma
Program Type:
Post-secondary program
Program Length:
2 years/ 4 semesters
Start Date:
Fall, Winter
Location:
*Morningside Campus
Email:
Telephone:
416-289-5303
* Note: For additional course details and campus locations see Program Outline.
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