Professional Integrative Nutrition Diploma Program

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.

Total Program Length:78 Weeks
Number of Semesters:6 Semesters
tuition:$4,150.00 per semester

Professional Integrative Nutrition Diploma Scholarship

We are excited to offer scholarships up to $6,000 for students who are passionate about coaching and counselling in the areas of nutrition, personal growth and holistic health. This scholarship is a unique opportunity for students to enhance their education and pursue their dreams of making a difference in the world. Click here to apply for the nutrition, coaching and counselling scholarship.

The Professional Integrative Nutrition Diploma Program includes nutritional studies, life coaching, and counselling. This program provides you with the practical experience and skills for a rewarding career as a Professional Nutrition Coaching Counsellor with added coaching and counselling skills.

Rhodes Wellness College is excited to introduce the first college-based diploma program in B.C. that helps students learn both professional nutritionist skills and professional coaching counselling skills in a comprehensive and integrated way.

This integrative program allows graduates to work in a wide array of industries: from the food, wellness, and health industries to private practice in the nutrition coaching and counselling industry. Graduates will be able to work as Nutrition Educators, Nutrition Consultants, Wellness Managers, Wellness Counsellors, and Life Coaches. They will be able to work in various customer consulting positions at Nutrition stores, in outreach centres and recovery centres, as holistic nutritionists, and will also have the option to work in private and semi-private practice, either on their own or with a group of other wellness-related counsellors.

Nutritionists Who Are Also Coaches and Counsellors Can Make a Huge Difference in the Lives of Others

Graduates that complete nutrition-only programs report difficulty when trying to help clients overcome issues that branch into non-nutrition areas. Depression, addiction, past physical trauma, and other challenges that are commonplace in today’s world make it difficult to motivate others to make nutritional changes that will benefit their health. Similarly, nutrition has a profound effect on an individual’s sense of emotional, mental, physical and spiritual well-being. Counsellors that ignore this area are not utilizing every potential tool to help their clients.

Graduates from Rhodes Wellness College’s Professional Integrative Nutrition Program will have the advantage of being in a position to apply for jobs from two sectors – both the front lines of mental health, emotional health, and addiction recovery as well as in all areas of nutritional wellness, coaching and counselling thereby increasing their career prospects upon graduation.

Graduates will also be able to register with both the International Coach Federation and the Health Coach Alliance (pending) to receive potentially both their Associate Certified Coach certification designation and their Registered Health and Nutrition Counsellor designation*.

*The designation of Registered Health and Nutrition Counsellor (RHNC) is a designation granted by the Health Coach Alliance (HCA). Rhodes Wellness College students can become RHNC’s.

Graduate Outcomes

After successfully finishing the program, our alumni consistently demonstrate a track record of success, transitioning into roles as nutrition counsellors or life coaches. Many move on to further study or set up their own coaching or counselling businesses.

Ready to Apply?

Are you interested in becoming a student at Rhodes Wellness College? Click on the Apply Online link below to get started! Here you’ll find all the admission requirements and all the important links for starting your application. 

*Starting in September 2024, there will be an increase in tuition fees. This decision has been made to ensure that we can continue to provide the highest quality education and maintain the exceptional standards of our facilities, faculty, and student services.

Total Program Length 78 weeks (1,740 hrs)
Number of Semesters 6
Tuition per Semester $4,150.00
Total Tuition $24,900.00
Application Fee (Domestic) $100 (non-refundable)
Application Fee (International) $500 (non-refundable)
Materials & Supplies $1,335
Student Activities $300
Archive Fee $75
Delivery Method In-person, online, blended
Language  English
Next Intake September 23, 2024 – May 8, 2026
Schedule Monday – Friday 9am – 1:30pm PST

Admissions Requirements

  • Successful completion of the admissions assessment process.
  • Written personal statement.
  • Personal and/or professional reference.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status – 19 years or older with an established work history or relevant experience.
  • International study permit if applicable.

To view a comprehensive list of our admissions requirements, please click here.

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This program includes the Life Skills Coach Certificate program, which is an ACSTH designated program with ICF. Students are eligible to pursue their Associate Certified Coach (ACC) designation with ICF after completion of the Life Skills Coach component of their Diploma program.

Graduates of the Professional Integrative Nutrition Diploma Program are recognized and can register with the Health Coach Alliance (HCA). By gaining a HCA designation, Rhodes Wellness College graduates will have you have the support of an industry association that has your best interest at heart – whether it is being supported through continuing education, strategic alliance, networking and more, being a part of HCA supports the nutrition industry in maintaining a high standard of ethical practice ensuring the health and safety of the public. For more information, please visit healthcoachalliance.ca

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Rhodes Wellness College is regulated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Designated B.C. Private Training Institutions Branch & Shield Design mark is a certification mark owned by the Government of British Columbia and used under licence. To view our college’s PTIB “Designation Certificate”, please click here