If you’re looking into pursuing a nutrition degree, you’re probably passionate about nutrition. You want to take your interest to a deeper level so that you can help others step into more healthy eating habits.

You may be exploring an online nutrition degree because you want:


Your life is busy and you don’t want to lose time commuting. Perhaps you don’t live within a reasonable distance of a nutrition school. For this reason, an online nutrition degree starts to make a lot sense.


You want to schedule your classes instead of your classes scheduling you.


An online nutrition degree can provide extensive training and affordable education. Because they’re virtual, they don’t carry the financial burden of attending on site institutions.

These are all worthy reasons why you might want to pursue an online nutrition degree.

However, it’s probable that even more important to you than convenience and flexibility, is a program that has a powerful curriculum. So much of what’s available is the same content, repeated over and over again in different programs. For this reason, it’s wise to look for depth of content in your online nutrition degree.

This means:


Leading edge ideas in the field of nutrition must guide your education. You want a comprehensive program that supports you to step firmly into your health and wellness career.

Breadth of information:

You might already know that there are many theories of nutrition ,and you would like a program that has a global perspective about nutrition. Consider the kind of online nutrition program that talks about food, but that goes beyond the food into what deeply nourishes people.

There are a few other qualities to be on the lookout for when it comes to finding the right online nutrition training.


Connecting with other students all over the world is a powerful asset of online education. Sharing your experience and newfound insights in online forums will deepen your learning, and certainly makes the process more enjoyable.


Superior Online nutrition degrees give you the support you need to excel.  You may need support with curriculum, but you may also need support for the nitty-gritty tech details of online learning. Either way, your online nutrition degree can support you so that you can completely dive into your passion for health.


There is a common concern that an online nutrition degree leaves you to your own devices, and doesn’t keep you on track or accountable with your work. But that shouldn’t be the case. A solid online nutrition degree will provide you with clear goals and timelines.

It may surprise you that you can find real community, support and accountability when it comes to an online nutrition degree, but it’s absolutely possible and highly desirable.

Making a final decision on what online nutrition degree is right for you requires more than an Internet search. It requires a conversation to see if the school you’ve chosen feels like a fit for you. You need to know that there are people on the other end of the recordings and forums that you can relate to. You want to have confidence that your online nutrition degree will support and propel you forward into a successful nutrition career.

The Institute for the Psychology of Eating is at the forefront of online nutrition training. We are the leaders of a new generation of nutritional healers that are learning deeper and lasting strategies that touch our clients’ lives in a whole new way.

If you’re interested in learning more about our Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training, or any of our other offerings please sign up for our free information packed video series called “The Dynamic Eating Psychology Breakthrough” HERE.

Warm Regards,

The Institute for the Psychology of Eating

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About The Author
Emily Rosen

Emily Rosen is the Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, where she oversees business development strategies, student affairs, marketing and public relations in addition to her role as Senior Teacher. With an extensive and varied background in nutritional science, counseling, natural foods, the culinary arts, conscious sex education, mind body practices, business management and marketing, Emily brings a unique skill-set to her role at the Institute. She has also been a long-term director and administrator for Weight Loss Camps and Programs serving teens and adults and has held the position of Executive Chef at various retreat centers. Her passion for health and transformation has provided her the opportunity to teach, counsel, manage, and be at the forefront of the new wave of professionals who are changing the way we understand the science and psychology of eating and sexuality. Emily is also co -founder of the Institute for Conscious Sexuality and Relationship.